This research, commissioned by the Department of Health (DH), set out to identify what could be learned about current policy and practice in self-neglect, experienced as a highly challenging aspect of contemporary adult social care.
Local authorities resources and services
Partnership working in child protection: improving liaison between acute pediatric and child protection services
Summary of how hospital trusts and councils' social care services can work together to identify and prevent child abuse and maltreatment
Partnership working in child protection: improving liaison between acute paediatric and child protection services
Report on how hospital trusts and councils' social care services can work together to identify and prevent child abuse and maltreatment.
This film looks at how hospitals and local authorities can work together more effectively to protect children and identify and reduce the risk of maltreatment.
Hospital, council and police staff in Scunthorpe explain how they work together to protect children
Hospital and council staff in Cardiff explain how they work together to protect children
This film discusses the business case for reablement, highlighting potential benefits from the perspective of health and social care commissioners.
Managing the transfer of responsibilities under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: a resource for local authorities and healthcare commissioners commissioners
Changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards come into force on 1 April 2013. This resources describes the changes to the identity of the supervisory body in health settings and offers guidance on how local authorities, hospitals, PCTs, and CCGs can work together to ensure that the rights of vulnerable people who may be subject to the Deprivation of Liberty safeguards are protected during and after the transfer.
This review looks at key challenges to successful implementation of personal budgets for older people and has started to identify positive practice and solutions.
This resource is a tool for staff engaged in safeguarding adults at risk. It gives practical pointers to help people assess the risk of abuse, recognise it when it does occur and respond to it appropriately.