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Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.People want information and advice about what social care is, how it works and how to know if it is good enough. They need this to make decisions about their lives, and to have choice and control over what happens
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.This handbook sets out the evidence relating to decision-making in adult social care and provides a range of tools to support individuals and groups to explore their own decision-making.
Aimed at: All social care p
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.What is the difference between information, advice and advocacy? This helpful guide explains exactly that.
Local authorities are required to give people information and advice about social care, regardless of thei
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User-led organisations are becoming increasingly important in adult social care. This guide provides a summary of what a user-led organisation is, what they do and how you can get the most out of them. Aimed at: A
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.User-Led Organisations (ULOs) can, and do, play a key role in a vibrant adult social care economy. They also contribute to the wider drive towards co-production and user engagement in the public sector.
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.Co-production is potentially a radical idea: that services are designed and delivered equally by professionals and those who use them. This publication brings together the knowledge on the topic, defining the issue
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.The Care Act 2014 places additional emphasis on the already established imperative to integrate health and social care services, in order to focus on the outcomes that people who access care and support want to ach
The Care Act 2014 promotes the need for integration across health and social care, as well as wider partnerships. This briefing looks at the progress made so far and some of the challenges that are being faced. Although many local authorities and NHS providers have begun work on
With the cultural shift currently taking place in social care, enabling people is a core skill for frontline workers - influencing how people are consulted, how risk is worked with and how outcomes are achieved. This Frontline Briefing explains how risk enablement relates to the
The role of the Relevant Person’s Representative (RPR) can be problematic and prone to misunderstanding. This Brief Guide focuses on clarifying the legal standing and purpose of the RPR. It also provides an accessible means of explaining the role and responsibilities to anyone