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Fair access to care services (FACS) 2010 training module

This e-learning training module aims to support re-orientation and re-skilling of staff directly involved in decision-making using Fair access to care services (FACS) and eligibility criteria, their supervisors and line managers, and those monitoring and reporting on the operations of the system.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:10

Induction award: supporting people who have a learning disability: trainer pack with CD-ROM

The pack includes: introduction with information on: learning disability qualifications and standards; supporting assessment; involving people with learning disabilities and family carers in training; session plans; CD-ROM containing: activity sheets PowerPoint presentations video clips, and pdfs of all four study books with guidance on how to link learning to the relevant NVQ/SVQ.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:10

Developing Skills and Knowledge: improving dementia care

Dementia is one of the greatest challenges we face: • 800,000 people live with dementia in the UK. This is expected to rise to 1 million by 2021. • Kent, Surrey and Sussex have the greatest proportion of older people in the country. • 50,000 people are currently diagnosed with dementia in the region. This figure is expected to rise to 75,000 by 2030. • Nationally, the cost of treatment and care for dementia is estimated to be £23bn, and there are thought to be around 670,000 unpaid family carers.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:09

Journey to independence: how to run your life with direct payments

Presents an easy read guide to obtaining direct payments and choosing a carer. A Direct Payment is a cash payment from a Local Authority, to enable people to purchase their own services. The power to make Direct Payments is given to Local Authorities under the Community Care (Direct Payments) Act 1996, which came into force on the 1st April 1997. Guidance to accompany the Act specifically included people with a learning disability.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:09

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