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New publications: sexual exploitation; family group conferences; and reducing hospital admissions

11 October 2017

Our new publications bring together the latest evidence to support practice on:

  • Reducing emergency hospital admissions – what is the role of social care?
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Evaluating family group conferences

An accompanying Mapping Resource (PDF) provides details of each new release and who they are aimed at, as well as identifying a selection of related publications from the RiPfA back catalogue. 


Image: Sexual exploitation: Brief GuideSexual exploitation: Brief Guide

This guide provides a clear and concise overview of the roles and responsibilities of social care services around the sexual exploitation of adults. Written by individuals accessing adult social care and their carers, it outlines what to expect of services and professionals in this area of work.

Who’s it for: People accessing services, families and carers.

Paperback price: £0.80 (no VAT to pay) 

Download price: £0.96 (includes VAT)


Image: Evaluating family group conferences with adults: Practice ToolEvaluating family group conferences with adults: Practice Tool

This practice tool aims to support practitioners and managers who are already running a family group conference (FGC) service for adults, and those who are considering developing a service.

It provides an overview of:

  • The current evidence base regarding FGCs with adults.
  • The complexities of measuring the impact of FGCs on outcomes for adults and their families.
  • Practical ideas to support the evaluation of the process and outcomes of an FGC service for adults.

Who’s it for: All those involved in adult family group conferences, including senior leaders, managers and coordinators already running or looking to set up a family group conference service for adults.

Paperback price: £10.00 (no VAT to pay) 

Download price: £12.00 (includes VAT)


Image: Reducing emergency hospital admissions – what is the role of social care? Strategic BriefingReducing emergency hospital admissions – what is the role of social care? Strategic Briefing

This briefing explores how services can adopt strengths-based approaches when working with older people, to reduce the need for hospital admissions. It also builds an understanding of how preventable factors, such as loneliness, contribute to hospital admissions.

Case studies are used throughout, to demonstrate how local areas have used these approaches successfully in practice.

Who’s it for: Senior managers, service leads and commissioners.

Paperback price: £10.00 (no VAT to pay) 

Download price: £12.00 (includes VAT)

 

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