Care and support at home Assessment and funding

This guide explains how your council will assess whether you need care and support at home and whether you qualify for help towards the costs.

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Thinking Ahead housing and related care options in later life

– Help with making appropriate housing choices together – What help is available if you decide it is best for the person you care for to stay at home including: – What can help to support people to live independently – How to make the home safe and healthy – Living at home with a […]

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Planning Ahead The family conversation

A report based on research designed to learn more about if and how families discuss and plan ahead for later life and the extent to which knowledge and decisions are shared between the generations.

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Older peoples housing care and support needs in Greater Cambridge 20172036

This study combines modelling of future demand and supply of older people’s housing with assessments of current policy and practice aimed at meeting the requirements of this population. Through these two research components the report provides a comprehensive, independent assessment which can form the basis of local policy making.

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Service Excellence Standards

Guide 1 For organisations working in care and support that are new to the service

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A Better Life Alternative approaches from a service user perspective Shaping our Lives

Report on a small-scale consultation with service users and disabled people

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Guide to Procuring Care and Support Services

Guide designed to help non-procurement professionals who need to procure (or pruchase) services for older people who need care and support. It is particularly relevant for local authority staff and for other public bodies.

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Dementia supporting people with dementia and their carers

Written for people with dementia and their carers. It explains the NICE and SCIE guideline. Aims to help people understand the support and treatment options that should be available in the NHS and social care.

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