Care Fit for VIPS

Achieve excellence in dementia care.

One great framework, three great tools. Build a culture of person-centred care - for free!

What is Care Fit for VIPS?

Three great tools in one great framework. Care Fit for VIPS is a free, safe, easy-to-use online toolkit that gives you everything you need to get started on understanding and implementing person-centred dementia care.

3839
Users

Care Fit for VIPS already has over 3839 registered users. It's been praised by care managers for being simple, useful and free.

Safe

Register for Care Fit for VIPS to receive your username and password. They're unique to you. All your self-assessments and improvement cycles are safe.

Free

Using Care Fit for VIPS doesn't cost you anything. It's part of the drive to promote person-centred care.

Easy
to Use

Straightforward language, simple tick boxes, attractive layout. You can change anything at any time, and you can't break it - so dive in and try it out!

The VIPS Framework

Care Fit for VIPS uses the internationally recognised VIPS Framework developed by the Association for Dementia Studies, led by Professor Dawn Brooker at the University of Worcester.

The VIPS framework breaks person-centred care into manageable chunks.

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Review

Six simple questions for every aspect of care.

Complete the entire assessment at once, or take it a piece at a time. This will give you a good picture of how you feel your overall standard of care is improving.

There are around 200 questions, so allow a little time!

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Discover

Useful information & resources

The internet's packed with great material on person-centred care, but how do you sort the good from the bad?

We save you the time and trouble of scouring the web. CFFV uses the VIPS principles to identify resources and approaches particularly for care.

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Websites

Websites are great sources of information. We aim to point to the most practical and reliable sites.

Learning

Online training courses, mainly free. Some are beautifully presented and interactive.

Videos

Short videos, great for showing the human side of care. Often free.

Resources

Practical products for particular tasks. We tell you where to find them.

Books

We list books when they add to what's freely available on the web.

Training

Online training is good but advanced skills demand quality face-to-face training.

Transform

Small changes, big improvements.

Designed to be used over and over again. Improvements will need staff and others to get involved.

As a manager you have a big job of building a culture of change.

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Who is it For?

Care Fit for VIPS tool is tailored to your service. When you register, confirm your service type, and Care Fit for VIPS will automatically provide the right self-assessments and resources for you.

Domicilliary Care
Care Homes
Day Care

Our Family

Since Care Fit for VIPS was launched in 2011, these organisations have supported us and helped us grow. We're especially delighted that Care Fit for VIPS is used to support the National Dementia Pledge.