Ian McCreath, Personalisation Lead at the Alzheimer's Society, explores how COVID-19 has impacted on the priorities for personalised care for people living with dementia. His blog encourages you to add your voice and ideas to their enquiry.
In this article, The Year of Care team share how, together with practice teams, they have worked out how the nuts and bolts of care and support planning can be successfully adapted during the pandemic, including remote video and telephone ‘conversations’.
The National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP) has been awarded £5 million in funding to support people to stay connected and maintain their health and wellbeing following the COVID-19 pandemic. Working with numerous partners, the funding will support community initiatives that can help improve mental health and wellbeing in response to COVID-19.
In this blog Sian Lockwood, Chair of the Coalition's Social-Prescribing Subgroup, shares her reflections after members of the Coalition for Personalised Care came together to share their experiences through the Covid-19 pandemic, and their thoughts about the future.
During these uncertain times, it is crucial that we do all we can for ourselves, our families, our members and our colleagues to live as healthily as we can, to keep up our resolve and to be able to cope with whatever new challenge comes our way. Self Care Week takes place at the end of November and the theme this year, 'Live Self Care for Life', is particularly apt given the pandemic.