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View post:   New Summary: UK national guidelines on safer sex advice. [British Association for Sexual Health and HIV]

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View this article -  From Strength to Strength: A Manual for Professionals Who Facilitate Diverse Parent Groups

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Originally posted here:   Do Clinical Guidelines Still Make Sense? Yes [Point / Counterpoint]

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Read original article -  Do Clinical Guidelines Still Make Sense? No [Point / Counterpoint]

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TLAP and partners have identified a number of challenges to implementing personalisation through collecting evidence from the wider social care sector and from the personalisation summit hosted by Care Services Minister Norman Lamb in September 2013. This action plan outlines key activity by the sector ahead of the Care Bill. It will be followed by a new TLAP Partnership Agreement and work programme in Spring 2014.

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From October 2014 health care provider organisations which are registered with the Care Quality Provision will be bound by a Duty of Candour; they will be legally obliged to disclose to people using services, or family members when appropriate, when there have been failures in the health care provision. The decision to introduce a Duty of Candour follows on from the Mid-Staffordshire Public Inquiry. A further investigation took place into the level of harm at which providers would need to …

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This guidance makes recommendations on needle and syringe programmes, including those provided by pharmacies and drugs services for adults and young people (including those under 16) who inject drugs, including image- and performance-enhancing drugs. The main aim of needle and syringe programmes is to reduce the transmission of blood-borne viruses and other infections caused by sharing injecting equipment, such as HIV, hepatitis B and C. In turn, this will reduce the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and bacterial infections, so benefiting …

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This resource is for anyone interested in induction in social care. You may be about to enter the sector, or you may be a trainer or a manager overseeing induction. You may be a service user or carer with an interest in the quality of care. Whatever angle you are coming from, this resource provides an explanation of the Induction Standards produced by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC).

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Fair Access to Care Services (FACS) is a system for deciding how much support people with social care needs can expect to help them retain their independence. Its aim is to help local authorities make fair and consistent decisions about the level of support needed, and eligibility for financial help.

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Quality Standards, QS53 – Issued: February 2014 NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or service area. Each standard consists of a prioritised set of specific, concise and measurable statements. They draw on existing guidance, which provides an underpinning, comprehensive set of recommendations, and are designed to support the measurement of improvement.

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Sally Percival, Chair of TLAP’s National Co-production Advisory Group, has worked with colleagues to produce a one page profile of coproduction including ten top tips for its effective implementation.

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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a goal-directed, client-centered counseling style for eliciting behavioral change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence. The operational assumption in MI is that ambivalent attitudes or lack of resolve is the primary obstacle to behavioral change, so that the examination and resolution of ambivalence becomes its key goal. MI has been applied to a wide range of problem behaviors related to alcohol and substance abuse as well as health promotion, medical treatment adherence, and mental …

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Senior Reach is a service-based intervention targeting older adults experiencing problematic mental and emotional states, personality and physical changes, poor health, social isolation, substance abuse, physical abuse or neglect, and risk factors for suicide. Training is provided to members of the community to identify, offer outreach services to, and refer at-risk independent-living older adults. These community partners serve as nontraditional (e.g., restaurant and retail staff, bus drivers, senior center staff) and traditional (e.g., primary care physicians, adult protective services) referral …

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Refuse, Remove, Reasons High School Education Program (RRR) is a substance abuse prevention program that is designed to reduce high school students’ favorable attitudes toward the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD); decrease their misperception of normative peer ATOD use; and increase their refusal skills for ATOD use. RRR is based on the premise that students’ behavior can be positively modified by increasing their knowledge of the risks of ATOD use and by modeling appropriate behavior within a …

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Our fragmented health and care system is not meeting the needs of older people. This report sets out a framework and tools to help local service leaders improve the care they provide for older people across nine key components.

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Enough Snuff is a self-help, self-paced tobacco cessation program for individuals who use smokeless tobacco (e.g., moist snuff, chewing tobacco) but want to quit the use of smokeless tobacco or all tobacco products entirely. The program was developed on the basis of a cognitive behavioral model.

Posted in Guidelines Plus on 05/18/2014 | Link to this post on IFP

PeaceBuilders is a schoolwide violence prevention program for elementary schools (grades K-5). PeaceBuilders attempts to create a positive school climate by developing positive relationships between students and school staff; directly teaching nonviolent attitudes, values, and beliefs; and providing incentives for young people to display these behaviors at school, in the community, and at home. PeaceBuilders introduces a common language to a school centered on six principles: praise people; avoid put-downs; seek wise people as advisers and friends; notice and correct …

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Foundations and other private funders increasingly seek opportunities to “scale impact” — that is, to extend the benefits of cost-effective interventions to more people, either by expanding these efforts in their current locations or by replicating them in new locations. However, the effect that funders seek to have on vexing social problems, such as entrenched poverty, the educational achievement gap, and health disparities, will not materialize unless they can identify interventions that truly work and then support sustained, high-quality implementation …

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Legacy for Children (Legacy) is a curriculum-driven parenting intervention designed to positively impact the early development of children of limited-resource mothers. Specifically, this primary prevention strategy aims to improve child outcomes by increasing positive parenting among low-income mothers of infants and young children by (1) promoting the mother’s responsibility, investment, and devotion of time and energy for her child; (2) promoting responsive, sensitive mother-child relationships; (3) supporting the mother as a guide in her child’s behavioral and emotional regulation; (4) …

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Taken from:  New Summary: Frailty in elderly people. [Regione Toscana, Consiglio Sanitario Regionale]

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This article is from:   New Summary: Female genital cutting. [Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada]

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