Results: 16

For: voluntary and community sector

Organisational co-production and social prescribing for dementia

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Mike Clark considers some of the challenges of organisational co-production revealed by a study on social prescribing for people living with dementia.

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The Goldies: a community-based singing programme for successful ageing

Research shows that the median age for final menstrual period is 52.5 years, and that 90% of women have their final period by the age of 56.

In her debut blog, Jane Greenstock considers research on how community arts programmes such as singing clubs may contribute to prevention for older people.

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Micro providers at the margins: filling gaps, building bridges

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Jo Moriatry considers a literature review on how people who have been marginalised in mainstream services are creating and finding support from micro providers and community organisations.

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Community development, networking and neighbourhood change

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Jenny Fisher takes on an Australian study about community development and how umbrella bodies work for networking between organisations and neighbourhoods. She considers the implications of the findings for the UK refers to some other helpful research on the topic.

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Faith, charity and public sector delivery: a match made in heaven?

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Robin Miller examines a US research study on faith based organisations delivering social care services and considers what the findings might mean for the UK context.

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Older people’s volunteering and ‘place’

For his first blog, Robin Miller, Senior Fellow at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham examines a Canadian study on place and older people’s volunteering and considers the implications for third sector policy.

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