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Leading with compassion: Supervisors' Briefing (2019)

supervisors briefing Published: Dec 2019

Leading with compassion: Supervisors' Briefing (2019)

This briefing explores what is needed to support the development of compassionate leadership skills in both supervisors and those they directly supervise and work with. It includes:

  • Examples of leadership models and styles of leadership that lend themselves to compassionate practice and which promote an environment and culture that help compassionate practice to flourish in adult social care.
  • The links between national frameworks and opportunities which guide the development of compassionate leadership practice in adult social care.
  • An exploration of what compassionate leadership looks like and the role of supervisors in enabling leadership to be developed in others.
  • The challenges of ‘compassion fatigue’ and the need for resilience.

The briefing also provides some practical tools to support the development of compassionate leadership skills across organisations.

Designed for: Supervisors in adult social care.

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Number of pages: 20

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Product code: AD-SUB-003

Embedding trauma-informed approaches in adult social care: Frontline Briefing (2019)

frontline resources Published: Dec 2019

Embedding trauma-informed approaches in adult social care: Frontline Briefing (2019)

We are all impacted by our past experiences, which can have a lasting effect on the way we view and experience the world. This Frontline Briefing will develop the capacity of practitioners to understand how complex trauma affects people. Practitioners reading this publication will build their confidence in applying trauma-informed approaches in their work with people across the life course.

Designed for: Social workers, support workers and team managers in direct practice with adults.

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Number of pages: 24

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Product code: AD-FBR-012

Successful relationships - working together across housing and social care: Practice Tool (2019)

practice tools and guides Published: Dec 2019

Successful relationships - working together across housing and social care: Practice Tool (2019)

This resource explores the opportunities for successful relationships across housing and adult social care. By ‘housing’ we mean the local authority homelessness, strategic and regulatory housing roles (noting that this sits with the district council in a two-tier authority) and the broader housing sector (including housing associations and housing support providers).

It describes the landscape in and across these sectors and considers the implications of this for joint working. It proposes tips for effective partnership working, drawn from the practice and research evidence and supported by practical examples and tools.

Designed for: Practitioners and managers working in social care and in housing roles across the sector, and others with a wider interest in promoting integrated working.

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Number of pages: 28

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Product code: AD-PTL-022

 

 

Autism inclusive practice

upcoming publications Published: Nov 2019

Autism inclusive practice

This Practice Tool provides an overview of ways in which practitioners can work more inclusively with people who are autistic. It also signposts to a range of resources and further reading that supports practice in this area. The resource is useful not only for people working in adult services, but people working at any place in an organisation, as the messages are applicable to working with colleagues, as much as they are in working with people in our practice.

Designed for: All those working within organisations.

Housing, wellbeing and adult social care: Brief Guide (2019)

brief guides Published: Sep 2019

Housing, wellbeing and adult social care: Brief Guide (2019)

This Brief Guide provides a clear and accessible overview of how where a person lives can impact on their wellbeing. It aims to support adults and carers, alongside practitioners across both housing and social care, to identify what should be available and how to work together to achieve best outcomes.

Designed for: People with lived experience, social workers, housing workers, support workers and team managers in direct practice with adults.

If you would like to purchase hard copies of this resource, please contact ask@rip.org.uk or 01803 869753

National Health Service Continuing Health Care: Practice Guidance (2019)

practice tools and guides Published: Jul 2019

National Health Service Continuing Health Care: Practice Guidance (2019)

These Practice Guidance publications provide an overview of the law in relation to ordinary residence (OR) and National Health Service (NHS) Continuing Health Care (CHC).

The guidance explain in detail what OR and CHC are and who is responsible for them. They also provide resources to support practical, fair and effective decision-making, as well as guidance on effective handling of disputes.

Designed for: Frontline staff.

Number of pages: 16

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Product code: AD-PTL-020

Supervision: Brief Guide (2019)

brief guides Published: Jul 2019

Supervision: Brief Guide (2019)

Supervision is when one worker in adult social care is given responsibility to work with another colleague or group of colleagues. The aim of supervision is to promote the wellbeing of adults and carers who are receiving support.

This Brief Guide explains what supervision is and provides practical advice for adults and carers about how they can have their voice heard throughout the supervision process.

Designed for: Adults and carers.

Number of pages: 6

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Product code: AD-CUG-023

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Wellbeing supervision: Supervisors Briefing (2019)

supervisors briefing Published: Jul 2019

Wellbeing supervision: Supervisors Briefing (2019)

This briefing provides an accessible summary of how to embed quality and effective supervision in social care organisations.

The ultimate purpose of supervision in adult social care is to promote the wellbeing of adults and carers. This can be achieved through keeping adults and carers at the centre of supervision, adopting a strengths-based approach to supervision, supporting supervisees’ wellbeing and promoting wellbeing throughout the organisation.

Designed for: Supervisors and leaders in social care and integrated environments.

Number of pages: 20

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Product code: AD-SUB-002

Understanding and responding to the exploitation of adults: Leaders' Briefing (2019)

leaders briefings Published: Jul 2019

Understanding and responding to the exploitation of adults: Leaders' Briefing (2019)

Adult exploitation is an area that is not widely understood. There are a number of different types of exploitation, many of which have commonalities.

This briefing aims to explore commonalities and differences of various types of exploitation to support a systems-wide approach to both preventing and responding to exploitation.

Designed for: Leaders and senior managers.

Number of pages: 24

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Product code: AD-LBR-007

Ordinary residence: Practice Guidance (2019)

practice tools and guides Published: Jul 2019

Ordinary residence: Practice Guidance (2019)

These Practice Guidance publications provide an overview of the law in relation to ordinary residence (OR) and National Health Service (NHS) Continuing Health Care (CHC).

The guidance explain in detail what OR and CHC are and who is responsible for them. They also provide resources to support practical, fair and effective decision-making, as well as guidance on effective handling of disputes.

Designed for: Frontline staff.

Number of pages: 16

Preview available.

Product code: AD-PTL-021

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