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26/05/2008

Tool Information

Settings: Residence for Older People
MHP Steps: Needs Analysis | Follow Up
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Languages: English
URL: Click here for Tool Website

Evaluation: No
Available Formats: Soft Copy
Free: Yes
Restrictions on Use: No
Tool Focus: Organisation
Tool Type: Guidelines Codes of Practice
Download(s): Activity Provision - Benchmarking Good Practice in Care Homes - 466 KB

Tool Description

Evidence shows that providing a range of activities within care homes can improve residents’ quality of life. As the number of older people increases, and growing numbers reside in care homes, the challenge becomes even more urgent. The provision of meaningful activity at a level appropriate to the individual’s abilities and needs is a complex business. This publication will assist in meeting this challenge. It outlines and describes ‘good’ activity provision within care homes for older people.

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: General use in one country
Tool mainly used in: United Kingdom
Stage of Development: Recently produced(2-3 years)
Evaluation and Research: No information found
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: No reference to active participation

Contact Details

Contact Name: Ian Philp
Organisation Name: The College of Occupational Therapists
Address: 106–114 Borough High Street
Address Line 2: Southwark
Postal Code: London SE1 1LB
Country: United Kingdom
Email: i.philp@sheffield.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 114 271 5928

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