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Day Services Ignored Again
Day services and DOLS Day services have a history of being left out of all legislation. I am sure the
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Assessors of capacity have a lot of responsibility to get it right
With most assessments carried out by social workers or section 12 doctors – especially around the issue of deprivation of
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The Mental Capacity Act is truly revolutionary
The Mental Capacity Act is simply my favourite law. Principle 3 ‘The right to make unwise and eccentric decisions and
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The Links between Loneliness and Dementia
OK guys, this is me stepping out into the world of blogging for the first time. I hope you like
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Blog Number 1 – The Rants of Social Care Trainers..
Caroline Bartle and Trish O’Hara have a long history in social care and training.   We have decided that blogging our
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Dementia Environment
Improving the dementia environment at home Jun 2014 CAROLINE BARTLE provides a comprehensive checklist for identifying areas of the home
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A is for Abuse
A is for abuse; A is for action Nov 2013 CAROLINE BARTLE discusses the startling prevalence of abuse of older
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Passion and Vision
Passion and Vision: Leadership in Dementia Care May 2013 CAROLINE BARTLE discusses a knowledge management strategy that helps leaders in
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Lended Learning
Blended Learning the Way Forward January 2013 CAROLINE BARTLE discussing the advantages of a blended learning approach for training in the
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Dementia and Nutrition
Dementia and Nutrition September 2012 CAROLINE BARTLE discusses the importance of good nutrition for people with dementia and gives some
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Dementia Care
Dementia Care: More than Treading Water July 2012 CAROLINE BARTLE says dementia care training should enable people to provide care
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