There has always been the need for more substantial book on design for housing providers and this led to the publication of Improving the design of housing for people with dementia. It is written to raise awareness, explain why particular design features are needed, and to give basic guidance on the most important ones. If housing is designed well it can extend the amount of time a person with dementia can remain at home. It can also reduce the sort of adverse incidents that lead to hospital admissions, which in themselves can often result in a move to long-term care.
Improving the Design of Housing to Assist People With Dementia
This guidance note sets out arrangements for the allocation of the Technology Enabled Care Programme funding over 2016/17 and 2017/18, totalling approximately £20 million – access here: TEC Programme – Guidance for Years 2 and 3 – 04 December 2015 (Final) We are seeking submissions from organisations, working in collaboration with their partners who can […]Read More
Glasgow City: Health & Social Care Partnership held an event on 29th October, 2015: Sharing Knowledge and Identifying Opportunities from the Integrated Care Fund (ICF). Further details and presentations can be found at: http://www.chps.org.uk/content/default.asp?page=s654_1Read More
NICE has published new guidance on older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions. There are now 50 Vanguard sites where new models of care are being tested as part of the Five Year Forward View. The Acute Frailty Network has published a new toolkit, which is available for download within the members’ […]Read More