What to expect during assessment and care planning
People who use social care services should be treated as individuals. Their care and support should be based on what they can already do, what they want to achieve and the help they need to live their lives in the way they want to. This guide will help people to understand what they should expect from social care staff during assessment and care planning. It covers:
- Making decisions
- Support from an advocate
- Needs assessment
- Care planning
Visit the fully interactive web resource at What to expect during assessment and care planning or download the guide
Dementia – discussing and planning support after diagnosis: A quick guide for people with dementia and their family and carers
A new quick guide from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) highlights the support that is available for people and families after a dementia diagnosis.
NICE Intermediate Care Guide
Intermediate care services provide short time support to help you recover and increase your independence
This support is provided by a team of people who will work with you to achieve what you want to be able to do. Intermediate care may help you:
- remain at home when you start to find things more difficult
- recover after a fall, an acute illness or an operation
- avoid going into hospital unnecessarily
- return home more quickly after a hospital stay
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has produced a guide for the public about using intermediate care services.
What you can expect when you’re discharged from hospital - National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE)
It’s vital that when it’s time for you to leave hospital, you have all the medication, information and support in place to help you keep getting better. Take a look at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) quick guide to what you can expect when you’re discharged.