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Joint Children’s and Adults’ Leaders’ Forum hailed as success

18 Jun 2015

Research in Practice and Research in Practice for Adults joint Leaders’ Forum brought together strategic leads from across children’s and peoples sectors for discussion, debate and sharing information on community engagement, community resilience and building social capital.  

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Reshaping Dementia Services - Involving and enabling people with dementia

04 Jul 2015

How do we involve people with dementia in service planning and enable them to have a strong collective voice? Katherine Bishop, Learning and Development Officer for Research in Practice for Adults, brings together findings from our Involving People with Dementia workshop showcasing innovative projects from across the country.

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Professional Development

Practice Tool: Supporting emotional resilience within social care practitioners

Hardcopy: £6.00

Emotional resilience is the ability to adapt to and ‘bounce back’ from difficult situations and can help individuals and teams to cope with uncertainty and stressful situations. These practical tools focus on the learnable skills and approaches that can be promoted and supported within the social care workforce. It includes practical exercises for teams, individuals and managers that can be used to improve practice and service delivery.

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Personalisation and Community Capacity

Customer Guide: What is community capacity?

Hardcopy: £0.80

This accessible guide provides a jargon-free explanation of ‘community capacity’ for a general audience. It explains the move from a world where many aspects of your community were the council’s responsibility to a world where many things are up to you, your family, friends and neighbours. This guide looks at the possibilities and challenges of this new world.

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