Adult safeguarding

Service users in an Older Peoples Day Centre were engaged in a workshop to ascertain if they were aware of abuse and its definition, its signs, forms and how and where to report it. At what level did the PPI take place? One to one. PPI helped the project to: Improve safety Improve quality Increase ownership Background With the increased focus on Adult Safe Guarding in terms of awareness raising, developing resilience and protective factors and in light of recent increased incid...
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Future planning for older people caring for adult dependents with a learning disability

In 2012 the Patient and Client Council (PCC) was approached by a small number of elderly carers who were caring for adults with a learning disability. They were concerned for the future of their loved ones when they could no longer care for them. As a result of these conversations, the PCC worked to understand the needs of elderly carers with a view to championing change together. This project has involved extensive engagement between service users, carers and those with responsibility for pl...
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Reshaping Domiciliary Care Services for Older People

Older people tell us they wish to remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible and Domiciliary Care is one of the services provided by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust (SHSCT) to enable them to do this, when they have care/support needs. Domiciliary care within SHSCT has been challenged by growing demands for the service. In response to these increased demands, the Trust initiated a project to design and test an outcomes-based model that would: • support better working...
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Dalriada Pathfinder

The Dalriada Pathfinder Project is an example of co-production where a range of individuals in the Moyle area came together to create true, equal partnerships to find very real and practical solutions to help people live well in their own community. The Project focuses on personal outcomes helping people to take control of their own lives, which is supported by and contributing to strong local networks. The project design was shaped by everyone involved. PPI helped the project to Identify ...
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