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Driving culture change to improve adult safeguarding: webinar, Wednesday 4 November 2015

07 Oct 2015

Join Dr Adi Cooper, Joint Chair, ADASS Safeguarding Adults Network and Lindsey Pike, our Senior Research and Development Officer, at our online learning session Wednesday 4 November, 12-1pm. The webinar focuses on safeguarding in light of the Care Act, and how practice is changing, including hearing more about new approaches and innovative examples of best practice.

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Why attachment matters in adult social care

10 Oct 2015

Gerry Nosowska, author of our newly launched Frontline Briefing: Adult attachment: Implications for adult social care practice, talks about adult attachment theory, the evidence to support it and how to approach attachment-based work.

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Evidence Informed Practice and decision making

Frontline Briefing: Adult attachment

Price: £12.00

Attachment theory helps us to understand how attachment patterns evolve through past relationships and the impact these have on current and future behaviours and relationships, including parenting and caregiving. This briefing contains practical guidance on how to apply the latest theories to work more effectively with adults as well as how to use it in supervision and the workplace.

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Safeguarding and Mental Capacity

Leaders’ Briefing: Safeguarding in light of the Care Act

Hardcopy: £10.00

The Care Act has altered the way we need to structure and provide safeguarding for adults. Professor Michael Preston-Shoot looks at the key changes and implications for strategy and practice, and shares the experiences of local authorities who are leading the way in forging effective multi-agency partnerships. He identifies key actions to take to support Making Safeguarding Personal and how to incorporate new areas of practice into safeguarding - including self-neglect, domestic abuse and modern slavery.

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