This film describes the meaning and importance of holistic assessment in ensuring people at the end of life are treated with dignity and respect
Assessment resources and services
SCIE guide on about working with parents who have mental health problems and their children
Crossing the threshold: the implications of the Dilnot Commission and Law Commission reports for eligibility and assessment in care and support
This scoping report explores the implications of implementing key Dilnot and Law Commission proposals in respect of assessment and eligibility for publicly funded adult social care
Part of Reablement
This briefing summarises research and practice evidence about reablement and explains the contribution that occupational therapists make to reablement services.
One of a set of three e-learning modules exploring parental substance misuse, its effects on children and parenting capacity and the implications for social work practitioners. The module explores how parenting capacity may be compromised and how children may be affected by parental substance misuse. Sections cover the child's developmental needs; substance misuse and parenting capacity; and the impact of the wider community context in which the child is living, including using an ecomap to help understand these factors. The resource includes audio, video and interactive technology.
One of a set of three e-learning modules exploring parental substance misuse, its effects on children and parenting capacity and the implications for social work practitioners. This module covers: recognition and referral; engagement and assessment; supporting children and families; and roles and responsibilities of agencies. The resource includes audio, video and interactive technology.
A guide for commissioners on how to manage short-notice and unplanned closures of care homes
This e-learning resource is one of 8 modules developed to help mental health professionals deal with aspects of sexual and reproductive health in the context of mental illness. Sections cover the areas of healthy reproductive health including fertility and pregnancy, sexual anatomy, menopause and effective assessment.
Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people - partners in adoption services: Nick’s story
In this film we meet Nick who talks of his experience of adopting as a transgender person.
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in the black and minority ethnic community: promoting mental wellbeing
This film is about mental wellbeing and some of the risk factors for people from BME communities. In particular, it examines how relatively simple early intervention and prevention approaches can help minimise isolation and loneliness and improve overall mental wellbeing.