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SCIE's Prevention Library aims to help inform commissioners and service providers to find information and examples of emerging research and practice in the provision of prevention services across England. New to Prevention Library are the following case examples: Case study: Nottinghamshire Micro-enterprise ProjectIn partnership with Community Catalysts CIC, Nottinghamshire County…
Between June 2014 and April 2015, The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) led a project to explore the perceptions of, and approaches to, innovation in homelessness prevention in Scotland. Through engagement with a variety of partners including local authorities, third sector, health and Scottish Government, the…
Research shows that there are eight main factors which contribute to providing dignity with care. Each of these dignity factors contribute to a person’s sense of self respect, and they should all be included while caring for someone. Today, SCIE launches three new videos about dignity showing a number of…
All those involved in managing the social care workforce will know that the continuing development of the sector’s workers is just as important as their induction, initial training and qualifications. This Adult Learners Week, Skills for Care is showcasing their top 10 resources to support social care employers in the…
A new SCIE film takes an innovative approach to what it might feel like to live with dementia. It features the voice of a woman who has the condition, and the viewer gets a view of life from her perspective. Some of the things she sees are familiar, but, at…
The Care Inspectorate today launched an important new resource which aims to improve the quality of life of people living with dementia. The resource, ‘Promoting continence for people living with dementia and long-term conditions’ highlights the fundamental and essential care and support required to give people the opportunity to remain…
The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) has produced a new resource aimed at supporting people using Self-directed Support (SDS). The Pilotlight resource sets out to lead thinking on SDS for people across Scotland and has co-designed four pathways to focusing on mental health, risk, self-employment and…
A new range of resources developed as part of the ‘Working Together, improving end of life care through better integration’ project has been launched to encourage people to talk about end of life care. The project developed in partnership with Skills for Health, Skills for Care and the National Council…
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