Short Breaks and Respite Care

Short breaks and respite care should provide a positive experience for you and a break for carers from the main caring tasks. It improves your quality of life by providing an opportunity to have a break from your usual routine.

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On the ice.

Date
01/04/2020

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Case Study

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A hospital ward promotes more movement for older people

Date
01/04/2020

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Case Study

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Christines story

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01/04/2020

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Case Study

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Jeans story of loneliness and isolation

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01/04/2020

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Case Study

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Stella moves to improve

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01/04/2020

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Case Study

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Margaret and Tommy

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01/04/2020

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Case Study

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Daphnes Story

Date
01/04/2020

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Healthcare getting involved, using CAPA principles to improve health

Date
01/04/2020

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Case Study

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Improvement Record

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01/04/2020

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Case Study

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Teatime at Fullarton

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01/04/2020

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Case Study

Beths Story image

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Beths Story

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01/04/2020

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Case Study

Robins story image

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Robins story

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01/04/2020

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Case Study

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Abes garden project

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01/04/2020

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Case Study

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Kate will do it!

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Enabling environments

Date
01/04/2020

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Case Study

Ask staff to read this short article and discuss: notice the small changes, good conversations and the focus on the environment which gave Sandy more reasons and purpose to get up and be active.

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Useful tests to support older people track their physical improvement

Date
01/04/2020

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Guidance

2 Simple tests with instructions and recording tool designed to help older people track physical improvement in strength & balance.

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Bringing generations together

Date
01/04/2020

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Case Study

Intergenerational work provides new opportunities for moving more and improving older adults’ overall wellbeing.

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Effects of Bedrest on Older People

Date
01/04/2020

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Case Study

Leaflet about the effects of bedrest on older people

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Ethels story

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

Little by little Ethel is helped to achieve her goals - discuss the story at a team meeting and discuss what you noticed.

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Isobel now inspires others to move

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

Finding out what mattered to 71 year old Isobel helped her reach her goals. Hear how staff managed to make a big difference to Isabel's days by helping her move more often.

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Moving More Often

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Guidance

A guide to support older people to move more often every day and promote independence.