This guide aims to improve safeguarding practice in housing.
Housing resources and services
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This guide helps identify people who are risk of abuse in housing, how to respond, and guidelines for housing managers on keeping people safe. This includes people living in sheltered, supported or extra care housing and those with care and support needs living in general needs housing.
Video promoting the SCIE guide 'Adult safeguarding for housing staff''. The video highlights the importance of inter-agency working between housing agencies and local authority social care staff to improve adult safeguarding practice. It also identifies some of the barriers to providing integrated services including: attitudes to other professionals, information sharing and thresholds.
Part of Dementia
Simple changes to create a more dementia friendly home environment can have a positive impact on a person living with dementia.
The Department of Health (DH) commissioned this work in response to requests from practitioners for a comprehensive guide to the legal framework underpinning adult safeguarding work
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in black and minority ethnic communities: the impact of poor housing on mental wellbeing
This film explores the inextricable link between housing and mental wellbeing. It looks at the importance of providing culturally appropriate care and support to enable BME older people access housing services. The film explores the work of the charity Bristol Care and Repair and its holistic approach to providing housing services for older people from BME communities.
In the third of our new series on personalisation for professionals, this briefing summarises the implications for housing providers.
SCIE research briefing 19: what is the impact of environmental housing conditions on the health and well-being of children?
SCIE Research briefings
This film says that health and social care often work together with a shared purpose, to improve the lives of people who use services, and their carers. The film looks at five areas of integration: Research, policy, organisational issues, the effect on staff, service users and carers.
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