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[OTHER] Case 7: Watt v ABC [2016] EWCOP 2532

Link to BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2016/2532.html Dates: Hearing date: 6 July 2016. Judgement date: 2 November 2016 Case synopsis: This complicated case looked at the mental capacity, and then at the best inte

[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] Housing, wellbeing and adult social care

Upcoming publications
Published: June 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

[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

[WEBINAR] Transitions – supporting young people in transition to reach positive outcomes in adulthood

Learning Event : Webinar
Online
23 Jan 2019

The differing legal frameworks governing Children’s and Adults’ Services, combined with the range of services involved in supporting young people in transition, can create challenges for practitioners in providing joined up support for young people.   Drawi

[EVENT] Working with complexity – social care and accommodation interfaces

Learning Event : Research messages workshop
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), London
28 Jan 2020

It can be challenging to unpick the best support options available for people who live in insecure housing or are at risk of homelessness due to a range of interrelating factors (for example, alcohol or mental wellbeing). This workshop will draw from local best practice to explor

[EVENT] Working with complexity – social care and accommodation interfaces

Learning Event : Research messages workshop
Engineers' House, Bristol
12 Nov 2019

It can be challenging to unpick the best support options available for people who live in insecure housing or are at risk of homelessness due to a range of interrelating factors (for example, alcohol or mental wellbeing). This workshop will draw from local best practice to explor

[EVENT] Confident practice in court

Learning Event : Research messages workshop
The Studio Birmingham, Birmingham
26 Feb 2019

This practical workshop is aimed at adult social care practitioners who prepare reports and give evidence in the court of protection and coroner’s court. It aims to increase practitioners’ confidence when attending court and provide the skills required to write court

[EVENT] Confident practice in court

Learning Event : Research messages workshop
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), London
27 Nov 2018

This practical workshop is aimed at adult social care practitioners who prepare reports and give evidence in the court of protection and coroner’s court. It aims to increase practitioners’ confidence when attending court and provide the skills required to write court
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