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Month: January 2018

Safe To Be Me – a new resource for working with LGBT people

5th January 2018

Age UK has worked with the older LGBT charity Opening Doors London and author Sally Knocker to produce a free resource pack called Safe To Be Me that addresses meeting the needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender  (LGBT) people using health and care services. The guide offers practical advice on providing the kind … Read more

New guidance to help people with a terminal illness and their carers

5th January 2018

Compassion in Dying have produced a free new booklet called What Now? Questions to Ask After a Terminal Diagnosis designed to help people find the information they need, so that they can make informed decisions about their treatment and care and helping them live well in the time they have left. The advice in the booklet has … Read more

Resources from NHS England on personal health budgets and end of life care

5th January 2018

NHS England’s Personal Health Budget Team has published a series of resources aimed at supporting commissioners and providers to offer personal health budgets for end of life care, giving people the opportunity to shape their own care. Please click here to find out more.   . Read more

Care Certificate Implementation Toolkit

5th January 2018

An online toolkit to assist those responsible for delivering the Care Certificate to new employees as part of their induction, and for up skilling current employees, has been launched by the Skills Platform. This toolkit is aimed at a wide range of health and care staff from small independent care providers to large organisations and can … Read more