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An overview of health and social care priorities from The King's Fund

18 August 2017

The King's Fund has published a report assessing the state of health and social care, and setting out the issues facing the current government.

Supporting good practice in preventing drug-related death

15 August 2017

New case studies have been published by the Local Government Association giving examples of how local authorities are working effectively to prevent drug-related deaths.

Are people with learning disabilities experiencing their full rights to inclusion in their communities?

07 August 2017

The results of a new inquiry suggest that people with learning disabilities may not be experiencing independence at home in the evenings, with evidence that institutionalised routines exist in these settings.

New RiPfA resources to support evidence-informed practice

20 June 2017

RiPfA has published new resources focusing on: supporting outcomes-focused practice; good recording; embedding human rights in adult social care; and family group conferencing.

Open access resources to support outcomes-focused practice

15 June 2017

Research in Practice for Adults has launched new open access resources for social workers, health and social care practitioners to support outcomes-focused practice. It also introduces

Consultation on the refresh of the Professional Capabilities Framework

22 May 2017

Research in Practice/Research in Practice for Adults and the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) are consulting with social workers, people with experience of social work services, educators, employers and others, to carry out an update of the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for social workers in England.

Refreshing the Professional Capabilities Framework

16 May 2017

Following an open tendering process, Research in Practice/Research in Practice for Adults (RiP/RiPfA) has been appointed as BASW’s partner in the project to refresh the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF).

Research in Practice for Adults resources 2016-17

15 May 2017

Download your quick guide to Research in Practice for Adults resources and work over the last twelve months.

Open access learning resources to support confident social work practice with people living with dementia

15 May 2017

New open access learning resources look at the issues that people living with dementia may experience, and how social workers can develop a greater understanding of these in order to deliver good practice to support people through the different stages of dementia, from diagnosis to preparing for the end of life.

New NICE resources to support transition between inpatient mental health and community or care home settings

10 May 2017

NICE has published two new resources to support the implementation of the guideline on Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings.

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