This guide aims to improve safeguarding practice in housing.
Managers resources and services
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Developed by SCIE and the Universities of Birmingham and Middlesex through extensive research with frontline staff and service users, this digital resource is designed to support managers working in social care to manage change within their organisations. The toolkit provides a series of realistic scenarios in social care – a care home, an integrated mental team, an adult care team, and a learning disabilities provider – and helps the reader think through which approach would help them understand different change challenges, make decisions and implement and sustain changes. The resource also includes a directory of 32 change approaches and management tools based on a review of current literature, with a commentary on how core social care change principles can be applied to them.
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.
GP services for older people: a guide for care home managers. This guide supports partnership working between care home staff and GPs to improve access for residents to good medical services.
Part of Reablement
Reablement is about helping people regain the ability to look after themselves following illness or injury. This e-learning resource explains what reablement is, how it differs from home care and intermediate care, and why and how the service should be delivered. The first module is for managers who are involved in the planning and commissioning of services. It looks at how reablement is developing across England, why it is important to offer the service and how to evaluate the success of the service. The second module is designed for care workers. It covers how to carry out a reablement assessment and agree goals and support plans for people, and developing better coping skills for dealing with the emotions that reablement brings out in others and in yourself.
This guide provides information and knowledge to support critical thinking and methods so that first line managers can apply, adapt and develop the material to their own particular work environment, current priorities and as an aid to their own continuing professional development.
Part of Co-production
This paper presents the process and outcomes of research in to service user and carer participation in developing social care services. This research was charged not with evaluating the impact of participation, but with scoping what is know about it and how evaluations are being conducted
Learning organisations - a self assessment resource pack for social care
This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about assessment, care planning and social work in adult placement services. It includes key research findings and ideas from practice, with reference to current Government policy and legislation; suggests how commissioners and care managers, and adult placement schemes, can improve outcomes for people who use adult placement; and provides links to further information."
This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about involving children and young people in developing social care. It covers key research findings; ideas from practice; details of relevant legislation, guidance and standards; and links to further information.
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