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Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.Updated from original version published October 2012.
Safeguarding adults is about detecting and preventing the abuse of adults who might be unable to protect themselves. It is something that everyone needs to know
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.This Practice Tool, written by Professor Suzy Braye, Dr David Orr and Professor Michael Preston-Shoot, draws on their latest research, which was commissioned by the Department of Health and involved interviewing st
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.The Research and Policy Update is RiPfA’s monthly digest of documents useful for implementing the Care Act. Each month features research articles that are themed on a particular issue related to Care Act implemen
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
Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.This Evidence Review asks the broad question: If we were able to start designing adult social care from a blank slate, and build a system based on the evidence of what people want and what is effective, what would
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
This chart accompanies the full Research in Practice for Adults Frontline Briefing: Risk enablement.
The briefing looks at how social care practitioners can manage the potentially conflicting demands of risk and enablement in order to promote wellbeing.
This concise reference c
The Care Act 2014 makes it clear that involving people in adult safeguarding is expected at a number of levels. This Leaders' Briefing outlines policy expectations and evidence to support progress across the four following areas:
Involving people in their own safeguarding.
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, work