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The Twelve Days of Christmas from RiPfA

15 December 2017

Research in Practice for Adults celebrates its work across 2017 with a carol inspired by the Twelve Days of Christmas.

Call for examples - Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework

15 December 2017

Research in Practice for Adults has been appointed to develop a Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework. A call for local examples is now open to help inform this work.

Think Local Act Personal - RiPfA joins partnership

11 December 2017

Research in Practice for Adults has been accepted to join the Think Local Act Personal partnership supporting health and care through personalisation and community support.

Making Safeguarding Personal – new resource to support joined up development

07 December 2017

A new resource from the Local Government Association intends to support the joined up development of Making Safeguarding Personal across providers and commissioners in health and social care.

Research on older patients living with frailty in hospital

07 December 2017

A Comprehensive Care review from the National Institute for Health Research brings together published and ongoing studies concerning the concept of frailty in older people.

Government consultation open - Knowledge and Skills Statement for social workers in adult services

04 December 2017

The Department of Health is seeking views on the Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for adult social work supervisors.

Adult social care complaints - Ombudsman’s review released

22 November 2017

An Ombudsman review highlights the power of complaints to improve social care.

Government to set out proposals to reform care and support for older people

17 November 2017

Government green paper on care and support for older people to be published in summer 2018.

NHS Digital - Safeguarding Adults Annual Report published

16 November 2017

A NHS Digital report presents information about adult safeguarding enquiries during 2016/17.

Hospices lead the way in health and social care: CQC report

08 November 2017

Hospice care across England has the highest percentage of health and social care services that are rated outstanding (25%), and a further 70% are rated good, according to CQC.

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