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[PUBLICATIONS] Legal literacy in adult social care: Strategic Briefing (2016)

Strategic Briefings
Published: February 2016

Legal literacy is a key issue in social work and social care. Recent high profile court cases, especially focusing on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, highlight the importance of a sound knowledge of, and ability to critically reflect on, social care and the law. This bri

[PUBLICATIONS] Supporting good court craft: Supervisors Briefing (2019)

Supervisors’ Briefing
Published: April 2019

Court craft – the right blend of competencies to support confident assessment, analysis and presentation of information to court – is an important aspect of adult social care. Good, defensible decision-making is at its heart. This briefing aims to support good court c

[PUBLICATIONS] Safety Matters: Practitioners’ Handbook - Revised Third edition (2019)

Practice Tools and Guides
Published: May 2019

Safeguarding adults means protecting a person’s right to live in safety, free from abuse, neglect, violence and exploitation. It is about promoting individuals’ wellbeing and preventing both the risk of, and the experience of, abuse and neglect wherever possible. This

[OTHER] Case Law and Legal Summaries

Case Law and Legal Summaries: monthly overview and analysis of selected cases, highlighting implications and recommendations for practice. You need to be a member of RiPfA to access full Case Law Summaries, have a website account and be logged in – if you don’t have an acc

[PUBLICATIONS] Supporting good court craft: Practice Tool (2019)

Practice Tools and Guides
Published: April 2019

This resource, and the tools contained within it, supports people working in adult social care to: develop their skills and knowledge in relation to writing for, and appearing at, court feel more confident in their court craft enable practice and decision-making which is transpa

[RPU] RPU 134 May 2018

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[OTHER] Case 1: FD (Inherent Jurisdiction: Power of Arrest) [2016] EWHC 2358 (Fam)

Link to BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute): www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2016/2358.html Summary: Family law week Summary: Mental Health Law Dates: Judgement date: 28 September 2016 Case synopsis: This case hinged both on assessments of decision and

[VIDEO] Embedding human rights across social care

April 2019
PRESENTER: Tish Elliot

Providing practical examples of what rights based working can look like in practice, this Webinar aims to build the confidence of practitioners in meeting the requirements of a range of rights based legislation. It will also draw the links between rights and strengths based appr

[WEBINAR] What helps make a Safeguarding Adults Review effective?

Learning Event : Webinar
27 Jun 2017

Around 155 Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs) have been commissioned or conducted in the two years following the implementation of the Care Act 2014. The Act states that SARs should promote 'effective learning and improvement action to prevent future deaths or serious harm occurr

[WEBINAR] Working with people who hoard

Learning Event : Webinar
24 Jan 2017

Social care practitioners have a role to play in supporting people who hoard, but where does that role begin and end, and what approaches and interventions are effective? Building on our Working with people who self-neglect: Practice tool, this hour-long webinar explores the evid
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