Dementia Friendly Communities & Skills for Care
21 May 2015
A number of pilot projects were funded by Skills for Care through 2013/14 to develop Dementia Friendly Communities.
18 May 2015
The dementia challenge is about much more than awareness raising - where do we go from here?
30 March 2015
Remembering that patients are - above all - people is fundamental to treating them with humanity and compassion.
10 March 2015
Twenty nine 'vanguard sites' developing new models of integrated care and health have been announced. What are the prospects for these latest initiatives?
01 March 2015
The consultation on the 'capped costs' model for paying for care was published at the beginning of March 2015. Will the cap provide the promised 'protection and peace of mind', and how will it work in practice?
25 February 2015
The Prime Minister continues to stress the priority of the dementia challenge and significant progress has been identified, but what difference is it making on the ground?
07 February 2015
NHS South of England established a Dementia Challenge Fund in 2012/13 allocating £9 million across around 70 projects to drive local improvements and identify and implement practical solutions to the problems faced by people living with dementia. An independent evaluation of the programme was commissioned from Henwood Associates and the University of the West of England.
30 September 2014
Asset-based approaches in adult social care and in suppporting people at the end of their life were supported in a number of projects during 2013/14.
01 January 2009
The Commission for Social Care Inspection commissioned a number of pieces of work from Melanie Henwood and Bob Hudson in 2008 and 2009. The special studies formed part of the annual report of CSCI on the state of social care in England.
01 March 2007
The Independent Living Fund was established as a transitional measure in 1988 and expected to close within five years. It remained in existence and provided a parallel system of funding for adult social care. The review of the ILF considered whether the ILF should continue in this form and if not what should replace it.
Melanie Henwood established her health and social care consultancy in 1991; prior to that she held posts at the King's Fund (1989-1991), the Family Policy Studies Centre (1983-1989), and the University of Bath (1981-1983).
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