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Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.This Key Issue explores the meaning of social capital and its potential to utilise untapped resources – particularly relevant in times of budget cuts.
The Key Issue places community capacity in the policy contex
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.
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.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 responsibilit
Adults with learning disabilities aspire to have intimate relationships as most people do, yet often describe feeling lonely. Practice has traditionally focused on ‘keeping people safe’ by limiting rather than encouraging relationships. This briefing focuses on how pr
When working with people and their families at the end of their life it is important that we work in a way that enables people to have the best possible experience of death. Practitioners can feel uncertain about what constitutes best practice and may need support to have positiv
People with learning disabilities or autism have consistently poorer outcomes in areas such as health, life expectancy and quality of life. What kind of social care systems can help to even out these inequalities so that people with learning disabilities can live good lives? This
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.
Tailored Support workshop (one-day session)
In this workshop, participants will:
Understand the current strengths and areas for development in assessment practice
Identify the different thinking processes used as part of assessment practice
Describe the five Anchor princi
These open access learning resources support social work practice with people living with dementia, focusing on five practice principles:
Start with the person
Maintain a relationship
Involve support networks
Uphold people’s rights
Work with ongoing change
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.