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Alexander technique

Reports on how Durham's Carer development manager was able to improve the authorities relationships with carers groups.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:23

Beyond We Care Too

The National Black Carers and Carers Workers Network aims to ensure that the voices of carers from black and minority ethnic groups are heard. This article provides a brief overview of the work and main concerns of the Network.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:20

Making a real difference

The National Institute for Mental Health England (NIMHE) was established in 2002, and from the beginning had a commitment to put people who use services at the centre of their work, and involve service users and carers in the planning and delivery of work. In 2004 the NIMHE executive team conduced a review of service users and carer involvement at all levels within NIMHE, with the aim of identifying what action was needed to develop a more co-ordinated and strategic approach. This article provides a brief overview of the review, its key findings and recommendations.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:15

Crucial impact of the world surrounding care

In this fourth of five articles on developing a benchmarking tool for person-centred care, Caroline Baker, Paul Edwards and Tracy Packer describe the last two factors: carer involvement and organisational strategy.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:12

Research into practice

Reports on a study which investigates how universities have engaged with carers and carer organisations in developing the new social work degree. The research was commissioned by the department of Health through Carers UK and City and Guilds Affinity.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:11

Co-production and participation: paying people who receive benefits

This updated briefing looks at benefit changes that can make it easier for service users and carers to get involved in paid participation for social care consultations and events. It includes details of changes to simplify the process secured through legislation in 2009 and further legislative changes in 2013 and 2014.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:08