Results: 16

For: integration

Complex Behaviour Service: is it really an enhanced model for challenging behaviour?

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Rachel Allan appraises an observational study, which evaluates a complex behaviour service for people with challenging behaviour. The service, which used the principles of positive behaviour support, showed some short-term improvement, but this was not maintained at 12 months.

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The impact of co-ordinated community-based care for older people

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Clarissa Giebel examines a US study on a community-based support for older people and finds that ‘the little things’ can mean a lot, particularly for prevention and quality of life.

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Inter-professional working between general practice and social care

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Tanya Moore discusses a small study on inter-professional working between social care and general practice and finds evidence of misunderstanding.

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Patterns of care coordination in services for older people

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Mike Clark explores a study on patterns of local authority care coordination for older people and thinks about implications of findings for practice.

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On each others’ team? Multi-agency work in safeguarding children

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In this blog, Lindsey Pike examines research on multi-agency working in safeguarding children and draws out some of the practice implications of the findings.

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Evaluating integration: instruments to track the complexity

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Robin Miller tackles a systematic review of measures to evaluate integration in health and social care and discusses some of the challenges of integration.

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