Improving the Design of Housing to Assist People With Dementia

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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 […]

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Moray Handy Person Services (MHS)

Examples of Practice

MHPS sets out to maintain people independently and safely in their own homes and communities, which has been a key aspiration of all of Moray’s Reshaping Care for Older People Change Plans so far. The partners (NHS, council, third and private sectors) recognise that the small cost of helping maintain independence in this way can represent significant value for money when compared with the costs that result from that independence diminishing.

Such costs might be significant, for example, the cost of admission to hospital or a move to residential care. Local councillors have been especially supportive and this type of service is viewed as an essential part of the picture of support in Moray.

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Talking Points Personal Outcomes Approach: Practical Guide

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The culmination of over six years of research, this Practical Guide brings together learning from practice, systems, culture and performance in one place, aimed both at organisations new to outcomes as well as those further down the road to becoming an outcomes focussed organisation.

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