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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.

Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework

16 July 2018

New Making Safeguarding Personal Outcome Framework and report developed to help improve practice.

Update on adult social care Green Paper

10 July 2018

An update following the Government's decision to delay the publication of the social care Green Paper.

CQC releases 'Beyond Barriers' report

09 July 2018

The Care Quality Commission have released a review on how older people move between health and social care services.

Nominate Safeguarding Adult Review Champions

28 June 2018

The Local Government Association Care and Health Improvement Programme has commissioned Research in Practice for Adults, in partnership with the Social Care Institute for Excellence, to develop a regional Safeguarding Adults Review Champions Network. Safeguarding Adults Review Champion nominations are now being sought from across the sector.

New Safeguarding Adults Reviews library

28 June 2018

A Safeguarding Adults Reviews library has been launched, developed jointly by RiPfA and the Social Care Institute for Excellence.

New NICE resources

28 June 2018

New National Institute for Health and Care Excellence resources highlight how using their guidance, quality standards, advice and practical tools will help tackle priorities identified by sustainability and transformation partnerships or integrated care systems.

Social Work England Continued Fitness to Practice Framework - Sector Involvement

19 June 2018

Social Work England are asking for contributions on the different options for renewal of registration for social workers to ensure they remain fit for practice.

Update on Social Work England

18 June 2018

An update on Social Work England, which will replace the Health and Care Professionals Council as the regulatory body of social workers.

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