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Projects to develop practice in adult social care

15 October 2018

BASW and RiPfA have launched projects to promote best social work practice with older people and adults with learning disabilities.

New ways of working: Making safeguarding personal toolkit update

02 October 2018

Research in Practice for Adults has been commissioned by ADASS to revise the making safeguarding personal toolkit in consultation with the adult social care sector.

New NHS social care and support guide available

27 September 2018

A new guide to social care is available on the NHS website containing information to help people who might need social care understand their options and access services.

Winners of Link Officer Awards announced

26 September 2018

Research in Practice for Adults is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Link Officer Awards.

Guidance to help reduce the rate of suicide

14 September 2018

New guidance covers ways to prevent people taking their own lives and help those bereaved or affected.

Upcoming learning resources and events until March 2019

03 September 2018

Research in Practice for Adults has published its upcoming publications, resources, workshops, webinars and conferences until March 2019.

Government announces strategies to aid social housing

21 August 2018

An update on social housing following the Government's announcement of several new plans to help adults who require support.

New publication on transitional safeguarding - adolescence to adulthood

20 August 2018

Research in Practice for Adults has released a new publication - Transitional safeguarding - adolescence to adulthood: Strategic Briefing.

New RiPfA publications for frontline practice and strategic leaders

20 August 2018

Research in Practice for Adults has released several new publications. These focus on key topics including: supporting people with learning disabilities; mental health; and working with complexity.

Priorities for the health and social care system

30 July 2018

New Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock, has outlined his priorities for the sector.

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