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Funding Guide for Major Adaptations

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This guide was developed to assist professionals involved in the assessment for, and commissioning of, major adaptations. It describes the main sources of funding for undertaking major adaptations to peoples’ homes. Its focus is mainly on public sector sources of funding, but it also contains information about funding of ‘personal’ contributions by individuals where these […]

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Briefing Notes for Practitioners and Managers (2009)

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Briefing Notes for Partnerships are a series of guides aimed at helping members of health, housing and social care partnerships understand and apply the evidence of best practice in partnership and as a tool for development. Based on extensive examination of the literature, it provides short and practical guides, with review questions for each chapter […]

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Waverly Intermediate Care Report

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The shared principles of Changing Lives (SE2006) and Delivering for Health (SE2005) direct a shift in the way that services are delivered, with a greater emphasis on self care and independent living. The reports identify the need for change in the ways that services are delivered, with shifts to inter-agency service redesign and the need […]

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Living Well with Dementia: A National Dementia Strategy

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Free Personal Care Peer Review National Report.  A national strategy published on 3 February 2009 by the Department of Health called Living Well with Dementia is available to download via the Department of Health’s website.  Across 7 local authority areas in Scotland, the peer review drew on the experience of service users, practitioners and managers […]

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