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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 briefing outlines issues relating to community capacity in four key areas: personal and social support networks, membership of groups, a welcoming and inclusive local community, and opportunities to participat
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
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.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
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
RiPfA Our Work 2016-17 The Research in Practice for Adults Our Work 2016-17 resource reviews our year in practice. It contains an overview of key themes we have focused on from April 2016 – March 2017, as well as links to relevant learning materials including publications,
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.
Using the voice of carers and practice experts, this publication aims to provide tools to support social care and health professionals to work effectively with older carers.
The resource draws specifically from the narratives of older carers. Illustrated by quotes from their live
Tailored Support workshop (one-day session)
Local authorities have a responsibility to safeguard people from sexual exploitation. This workshop explores the evidence relating to sexual exploitation and mental health. It also covers how to personalise approaches to balance best