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People who are feeling low or depressed are being offered the opportunity to take part in a study exploring the effectiveness of a simple new therapy online. Behavioural Activation (BA) was recently found to be as effective as the “gold standard” talking treatment of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Now, researchers at…
Nesta, along with partners, the Department of Health, Alzheimer's Research UK, and Alzheimer’s Society, have this week announced the launch of Dementia Citizens, a platform that aims to bring together researchers and those affected by dementia to help find ways to improve care. There are 850,000 people with dementia in…
Your Options Understood (Y.O.U.) is a resource that offers independent advice to those living with a disability, as well as parents and carers. It was set-up by Dr Danielle Farrel to share her own experiences of life with a disability and to show that having a disability does not necessarily…
The Care Council for Wales (CCW) is around 10 months away from being renamed as Social Care Wales. As part of the change, CCW are developing a new website that aims to get the information you need about all that's happening in the sector quickly and easily. To help with…
The first free and openly-available comprehensive data resource for international measures relating to patient experience and person centred care has been launched, providing a ‘one-stop’ website for commissioners, health managers, researchers and others. Measures for Person Centred Coordinated Care has been compiled by researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of…
Research in Practice, working with the research teams at UEA and Warwick University, has launched a new open access website – Serious Case Reviews – to support the application of learning in practice from Pathways to harm, pathways to protection: a triennial analysis of serious case reviews 2011-2014. Published by…
Organising and hosting events and conferences can involve a lot of administration. Conference programmes, and speaker and venue information need to be printed out and collated into delegate packs, which can be resource intensive and expensive. Given the popularity of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, there’s no reason…
A new new mobile phone/tablet App for the Edinburgh recovery community has been launched by the Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership. The Addiction Recovery Companion (ARC) App is aimed at anyone in or seeking recovery and brings together information and tools to help people to access recovery services, organise their…
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