Tag: what matters

Research – older people

See also research – social care and research – social care (continued) See also research – health and research – health (continued)     Dementia-friendly walks evaluation I & II: Paths for All (2017-2018) This evaluation project explored the second year of the dementia-friendly walking project. Paths for All were keen to obtain views of people living with dementia, their carers and other walk attendees regarding their experiences of attending the walks. Approximately 100 group […]

Measuring person-centred care

The Health Foundation have produced a useful guide – Person-centred care made simple. It aims to make a complex subject accessible to a much wider audience, and in particular those for whom this is a new area. It is a quick overview of the principles of person-centred care, why it is important, how it has developed, and some examples to help those considering putting person-centred care in to practice. There’s also a related publication – Helping […]

Integrated Service for Older People

Our Integrated service provides early intervention by Health & Social Care professionals working in a co-productive and prudent way, as one service across different health & social care organisations in Monmouthshire. We work alongside service users, helping them to lead as independent a life as possible and providing proportional, timely interventions based on encouraging independence. We help to keep people independent for as long as possible by asking the “What Really Matters to You” question, […]

Outcomes frameworks

Focusing on Outcomes We decided to use the best Outcomes Frameworks out there – John O’Brien’s 5 Accomplishments and Simon Duffy’s Keys to Citizenship.The point of our work is to support people to live their life full, a life full of valued experiences where they can experience the rough and smooth of Citizenship. We were confident we could ‘squash’ any of the other ‘outcomes’ expected of us into these tried and tested ‘measurements’ of a […]