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Improving the co-ordination of end of life care

New approaches are being implemented to improve the co-ordination, and quality, of care for people approaching the end of life. As recommended in the End of Life Care Strategy (DH, 2008), EPaCCS (formerly known as Locality Registers) were piloted in … Read more → – Improving the co-ordination of end of life care

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

A new website to help ‘Find Me Good Care’

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), the national charity charged with providing rigorous information and evidence to drive up the quality of social care services, is actively developing a website that provides high quality support to citizens making care … Read more → – A new website to help ‘Find Me Good 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

New approaches to patient comment

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Watch an introductory video to Patient Opinion An increasing range of opportunities are available for patients to provide comment and ratings on health and care services. In addition to commenting via NHS Choices, services such as Patient Opinion and iWantGreatCare … Read more → – New approaches to patient comment

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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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Renal patients share their diagnosis and treatment information using Renal PatientView

Renal PatientView was set up by the Renal Information Exchange, a partnership of patient groups, professional bodies and renal registries. It provides online access to renal patients’ diagnosis, treatment, and their latest test results. Patients can share this information with … Read more → – Renal patients share their diagnosis and treatment information using Renal PatientView

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Prescribe yourself information from a trusted source

The Information Prescription Service (IPS) allows users, both professional and public, to create information prescriptions for long-term health needs. Patients and carers have told us they want to know how to find information they can trust and rely on. Information … Read more → – Prescribe yourself information from a trusted source

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A more person-centred approach to Continuing Health Care in Stockport

The process for provision of continuing healthcare has been reviewed, made quicker and more person centred in Stockport. A key aspect of this is the routine offer of independent information and advice through Age UK to support and individual’s understanding … Read more → – A more person-centred approach to Continuing Health Care in Stockport