Resources

Personalised care has the potential to transform the way people think, talk and respond to dementia. Here we’ve gathered together some key resources for delivering it.

NHS Long Term Plan

Personalised care has the potential to transform the way people think, talk and respond to dementia. Here we’ve gathered together some key resources for delivering it.

NHS Universal Personalised Care

NHS plans for implementing the six components of the comprehensive model for personalised care.

National Academy Social Prescribing Workplan

Social Prescribing is a social revolution in wellbeing. Find out how National Academy for Social Prescribing plans to support it through promotion, collaboration and innovation.

Supported self-management Summary Guide

Supported self-management is part of the NHS Long Term Plan’s commitment to make personalised care business as usual across the health and care system. This summary guide is aimed at people and organisations leading local implementation of supported self-management. The guide provides best practice advice, not statutory guidance.

Social prescribing and community-based support Summary guide (Updated June 2020)

The Social Prescribing Summary Guide is intended for people and organisations leading local implementation of social prescribing.

NHS England Dementia: Good Personalised Care and Support Planning

This guide is aimed at primary care and commissioners, particularly GPs, who provide care plan reviews. It is designed to help improve care planning in dementia by supporting a standardised approach, highlighting good practice, ensuring alignment with relevant cross condition care plans and help to reduce local variation in the process.

Dementia wellbeing in the COVID-19 pandemic

This document takes the wellbeing pathway and sets out the adjustments and amendments needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. It highlights key priorities and actions for each step in the pathway.

Enhanced Health in Care Homes Guide

The Enhanced Health in Care Homes programme provides a framework for delivering healthcare through the support of a multi-disciplinary team including primary care, specialists, community-based care services and care home staff.

The Care Provider Alliance has produced a guide to the programme, which can now be viewed on The Care Provider Alliance website.

Musical Social Prescriptions: Guides

These guides from Music for Dementia explain how link workers and social workers can assess music needs and signpost people to music-based activities and services.

 

Understanding and aligning link worker and community capacity building activity: Report

This C4PC resource explores a place-based approach in York and Wakefield and examines how best to align link worker and capacity building activities with optimum success.

 

Good Health and Wellbeing – Social Prescribing Playbook

 

The Playbook showcases best practices in social prescribing, and highlights shared learning that can support health systems around the world to navigate good health and wellbeing during and after the pandemic.

 

Living well while waiting for a memory assessment: printable guide

This guide from the Next Steps website contains information and advice on staying well while waiting for a memory assessment, as well as a range of exercises you can complete to help you decide on what’s right for you.

 

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