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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.Commissioners and purchasers of care and support today face the double bind of reducing resources and increasing demand. Maintaining safe, effective and high quality services in these circumstances is the major con
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.Personalisation has had a significant impact on the market and created a conundrum for commissioners in terms of supporting the market to deliver the personalisation agenda while ensuring quality in that delivery.
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This resource helps you identify aspects of good supervision and enables you to develop these aspects in practice. It includes an outline of what good supervision is and its purpose, exercises to complete to refle
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.Emotional resilience is the ability to adapt to and ‘bounce back’ from difficult situations and can help individuals and teams to cope with uncertainty and stressful situations. These practical tools focus on t
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
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.The Care Act has altered the way we need to structure and provide safeguarding for adults. Professor Michael Preston-Shoot looks at the key changes and implications for strategy and practice, and shares the experie
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.Appreciative Inquiry is a method to help you analyse situations, make decisions and formulate action plans for change. This tool is a great starting point for practitioners, managers, supervisors and Safeguarding A
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.
Across the UK, local authorities are looking at how to recruit, support and retain a strong social care workforce. However, there has recently been a focus on skills shortage within the sector at the same time as expectations for delivery increasing and plans for more stringent r