Local authorities resources and services
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.
This guidance aims to support NHS and local authority commissioners of care homes to ensure that safeguarding is central to the commissioning process and a primary concern for residential and nursing care home providers.
This film introduces health and wellbeing boards, a new statutory approach to the provision of integrated health and local government services.
This film highlights the importance of meaningful participation of children and young people in service design and industry.
The mental health and wellbeing of children and adults in families where a parent has a mental health problem are closely linked. Not all families need health and social care services. However, those that do often struggle to get accessible and effective support that addresses children’s needs and recognises the parental responsibilities of many adults with mental health problems.
SCIE has produced Parental Mental Health interim and final evaluation reports and this At a glance briefing summarises what the
implementation sites did, and the lessons learned.
Part of Reablement
This At a glance briefing outlines research and practice evidence about reablement and describes what is required for successful implementation for commissioners of adult social care.
The report was commissioned by the Department of Health.
Safeguarding adults is a multiagency responsibility and the guidance relating to it (No secrets,
DH, 2000) has been subject to public and political scrutiny. Under the guidance, local
authorities were encouraged to consider structures for interagency collaboration
and it is these that have become known as Safeguarding Adults Boards. The report looks at how the boards have been structured, their membership and their strategic goals, vision and purpose.