Volunteer Management Toolkit

Volunteer Management Toolkit

The National Care Forum (NCF) together with The Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) have launched a volunteer management toolkit.

The toolkit complements existing resources by filling the gaps service managers have most frequently asked for.

It tells you:

  • Where and how you can find just enough of the “right” volunteers.
  • What to consider when engaging people in vulnerable circumstances as volunteers in care services.
  • How to go about measuring the impact and value of volunteering with the resources that are available to you.

Click here to download the toolkit (PDF).

DemTalk – Free Dementia Toolkit for Effective Communication

DemTalk is the online toolkit for effective communication with and for people living with dementia. It offers free advice and shares ideas about how everyone can make communication easier and better. Different versions of the toolkit are tailored for different people.

Family Carers: http://www.demtalk.org.uk/family-carers

Social Carer: http://www.demtalk.org.uk/social-carers

Care Professionals: http://www.demtalk.org.uk/professionals

More information: http://www.demtalk.org.uk

Experience-based co-design toolkit

11/11/2013 Dignity and Respect, Personalisation, Workforce

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This toolkit outlines a powerful and proven way of improving patients’ experience of services, and helps you to understand how it can help you meet your aims. A 2013 global survey discovered that EBCD projects had either been implemented, or were being planned in more than 60 health care organisations, in countries including Australia, Canada, England, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, and the United States.

As well as step-by-step guidance, the toolkit includes videos of people who have taken part in EBCD projects. These help bring to life the successes and range of benefits that can result from implementing this type of improvement project. The toolkit also includes downloadable resources such as template forms, letters, presentations and other materials, to help you plan and carry out this approach.

More Information: http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/projects/ebcd

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