The Care Act – How Happy Days can enrich social care

Helping carers enrich social care …

  ESSENTIAL STANDARDS OF QUALITY AND SAFETY, WITH NUMBERED OUTCOMES RELEVANT HAPPY DAYS PRODUCT
1 Respecting And involving people who use services Memory basketsMemory boxesUnique jigsawsColouring books
Pop up nostalgic scenesNostalgic wall art
2 Consent to care and treatment One to One everyday living
4 Care and welfare of people who use services Memory jogger
5 Meeting nutritional needs Nostalgic chat packs-meal times, cooking and food
6 Cooperating with other providers All about me-person centred information sharing
7 Safeguarding people who use services from abuse Activity packsLife story memory jogger
Emergency numbers
8 Cleanliness and infection control Labels for recognition-kitchen,home
9 Management of medicines Medication planner chart
10 Safety and suitability of premises Recognition labels
11 Safety, availability and suitability of equipment Recognition labels
13 Staffing Dementia workshops and supplementary training
14 Supporting workers Provider having a range of stimulating materials for staff to use
15 Statement of purpose All resources demonstrating specialist commitment to dementia care
21 Records Licensed resources-personalised-All about me

NEW WELL BEING DESCRIPTORS OUTLINED IN THE CARE ACT 2014.

TO BE IMPLEMENTED IN APRIL 2015

DESCRIPTOR RESOURCES-examples
PERSONAL DIGNITY Memory boxes, chat packs, life story pack
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH Memory joggers, planners,, label recognition, organisers
PROTECTION FROM ABUSE AND NEGLECT Emergency numbers, activity packs, memory joggers, chat packs
CONTROL OVER DAY TO DAY LIFE Care well packs
SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC WELLBEING All about me, planners, recognition labels
PARTICIPATION IN WORK,EDUCATION,TRAINING OR RECREATION Colouring books, activity packs, chat packs, jigsaws
DOMESTIC,FAMILY AND PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS Personal memory box, chat packs, talking mats
SUITABILITY OF LIVING ACCOMMODATION Recognition labels, prompt cards
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY Social activity packs