Dept of Health Stroke Strategy 2007

This national strategy is intended to provide a quality framework to secure improvements to stroke services, to provide guidance and support to commissioners and strategic health authorities and social care, and inform the expectations of patients and their families by providing a guide to high quality health/social care services. The Strategy and related documents can…

Scottish Stroke Care Audit 2009

There is strong evidence that well organised stroke care improves the outcome of patients having a stroke. In Scotland, the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) and NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (NHSQIS) have developed guidelines and standards aimed at delivering that care. New NHSQIS standards based on the new SIGN Guidelines have been published in 2009.…

Active Ageing Resources – DWP & BHFNCPAH

An invitation to participate in a programme of celebratory events and festivals highlighting the importance of Active Ageing and physical activity for older people. From July 2010 the BHF National Centre is leading a programme of Active Ageing events with the purpose of: * Providing a national and local profile to celebrate and promote the…

Friends of the Elderly

Friends of the Elderly (Charity) is passionate about enhancing the quality of life of older people. They provide direct services including residential care homes, nursing homes and dementia care homes. Their day clubs, home support, home visiting, telephone befriending and grant-giving services help older people live independently at home. For more information, click here, or…