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Accredited peer brokers to help others plan their care

My Support Broker is a peer support brokerage service based on a social franchise model. Disabled, older people and their supporters are trained and accredited as peer brokers to help others to plan, find and manage their own care and … Read more → – Accredited peer brokers to help others plan their care

Free advice and information for older people

FirstStop provides independent, free advice and information for older people, their families and carers, about care, housing and finance options in later life. It is delivered by a network of local and national partners led by the charity Elderly Accommodation … Read more → – Free advice and information for older people

Building on the principles of self-directed suppport

Your Way is a new way of working built around the principles of self-directed support. It is both an approach to support and a business model for providing services to individuals under personalisation. It is: A replicable business model for … Read more → – Building on the principles of self-directed suppport

Health information site meeting government drive for transparency

Our Health is a pioneering online public information service, which currently provides information on a range of local health and care services for patients, carers and professionals across the South West of England. The Our Health website is the first … Read more → – Health information site meeting government drive for transparency

New parents can sign up for advice via email and text

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Information and advice for expectant and new parents is a key part of the health care and support which the NHS provides to families. From May 2012 all expectant parents will be given the opportunity to sign up for a … Read more → – New parents can sign up for advice via email and text

Online community helps share knowledge and experience

HealthUnlocked provides web-based tools to enable online communities of people with specific diseases. The tools help gather the knowledge and experience of patients and to share it with a wider patient audience. The information and sense of support can reduce … Read more → – Online community helps share knowledge and experience

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Residents and relatives access online care plans in Graham Care Group homes

Following initial trials at Rodwell Farm Nursing Homes, all residents in the Graham Care Group homes, their relatives and friends, can now access securely current care plans and daily reports via email, internet, iPhone etc. Designated contacts can receive text … Read more → – Residents and relatives access online care plans in Graham Care Group homes

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From simple syndicated feeds to useful apps

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Information intermediaries are taking NHS information opened up through simple syndication feeds and adding value as innovative tools and apps.A good example is the “Wellnote by Dr Darzi” app. Wellnote takes directories of services from NHS Choices and uses GPS … Read more → – From simple syndicated feeds to useful apps

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