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Midwifery and Human Rights: A Practitioners' Guide

British Institute of Human Rights

This Guide has been developed to support midwives to deliver maternity services that respect human rights by providing accessible information about human rights and how they are relevant in a maternity context.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Nursing and Human Rights: A Practitioners' Guide

British Institute of Human Rights

This Guide has been developed support nurses to deliver health services that respect human rights by providing accessible information about human rights and how they are relevant in health and social care.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Personal Health Budgets - Getting the healthcare you need

Department of Health and Social Care

This leaflet talks aboutpersonal health budgets and tells you: - what a personal health budget is - why we think they could help people - how some people use their personal health budget - h...

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Social Care and Support Guide - Care and support plans

the NHS website

Care and support plans are for anyone who needs care or cares for someone else. A care and support plan says: * the type of support you need * how this support will be given * how much money your council will spend on your c...

English - Online Resource

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Social Care and Support Guide - Care for people with mental health problems (Care Programme Approach)

the NHS website

The Care Programme Approach (CPA) is a package of care for people with mental health problems. This website provides information relating to: * Who gets help under Care Programme Approach (CPA)? * What you get from CPA

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Social Care and Support Guide - Care homes

the NHS website

If you're looking for a residential care home, there's a huge variety of options. They include: * care homes for older people * care homes for younger adults with disabilities * care homes for children

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Social Care and Support Guide - Driving and using public transport

the NHS website

Although mobility problems make it harder to get around, transport has become more accessible for disabled and elderly people.

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Social Care and Support Guide - Financial assessment (means test)

the NHS website

A financial assessment or means test works out if the council will pay towards your care.

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Social Care and Support Guide - Getting a needs assessment

the NHS website

If you think you, or someone you know, needs help to cope day-to-day, the first step is to get a needs assessment from your local council. You'll need to have this assessment before the council can recommend a service such as: * equi...

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Social Care and Support Guide - Home adaptations

the NHS website

Home adaptations are changes you can make to your home. These make it safer and easier to move around and do everyday tasks. Your local council offers a service that assesses your home and recommends changes to help. Having a home assessment is ...

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Social Care and Support Guide - Household gadgets and equipment to make life easier

the NHS website

If you, or someone you know, struggles with everyday tasks, there might be gadgets or equipment to help make life easier.

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Social Care and Support Guide - Introduction to care and support

the NHS website

This guide is for people who have care and support needs, their carers, and people who are planning their future care needs.

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Social Care and Support Guide - Moving to a new home: housing options

the NHS website

The time may come when living at home isn't safe or comfortable anymore. It's not an easy decision, but there are lots of housing options. Moving somewhere more suitable can make life much better for you.

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Social Care and Support Guide - NHS continuing healthcare

the NHS website

Some people with long-term complex health needs qualify for free social care arranged and funded solely by the NHS. This is known as NHS continuing healthcare.

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Social Care and Support Guide - Personal alarms, security systems (telecare) and keysafes

the NHS website

Personal alarms and security systems (telecare) are devices that call for help if you, or someone you know, falls or has a problem at home. They range from basic alarms to intercom systems that allow family members to see who's knocking at your do...

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Social Care and Support Guide - Sharing your home: advice for carers

the NHS website

If you care for someone who doesn't live with you, the time may come when you start thinking about sharing your home with them. This might be because they'll need more care in the future if their health gets worse, or they've recently come out of hos...

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Social Care and Support Guide - Supported living services

the NHS website

Supported living services can help if you don't want to live in residential care but you're finding it difficult to cope at home.

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Social Care and Support Guide - When the council might pay for your care

the NHS website

You might be eligible for the local council to pay towards the cost of your care if you have less than £23,250 in savings.

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Social Care and Support Guide - When the council might pay for your care

the NHS website

You might be eligible for the local council to pay towards the cost of your care if you have less than £23,250 in savings.

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Thinking ahead – planning for your future

British Liver Trust

Chronic liver disease is an unpredictable condition. However, there are some symptoms that indicate the liver has become so badly damaged it can no longer work properly – this is known as ‘decompensated cirrhosis’, which is fully explained in the pub...

English - Online Resource

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Your Human Rights - Accessible Poster

British Institute of Human Rights

Knowing about your human rights is important when you are using health and care services, as it can help you to make sure you are treated with dignity and respect by services. This handy poster contains information about your 16 rights protected by l...

English - Poster