This Introduction to... briefing gives a brief overview of Children’s Social Care (CSC) and the relevant legislation and policy framework. It is aimed at people who have little or no experience in this area.
Policy resources and services
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.
This resource introduces the concepts of health inequalities and provide practical examples of the ways in which all of social work practice contributes to tackling health inequalities.
Adult safeguarding procedures, a multi-agency approach developed by organisations in the West Midlands to ensure a consistent approach to safeguarding across the region.
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.
A review by SCIE and NEF of current policy and practice of personalisation and an analysis of the potential of co-production to improve outcomes for individuals;
This report is about involving people who use services in adult safeguarding. It looks at policies and practice, barriers and lessons learned from evaluating adult safeguarding processes.
A guide for commissioners on how to manage short-notice and unplanned closures of care homes
Practice guidance on the involvement of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) in safeguarding adults
Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
SCIE Guide on practice guidance on the involvement of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) in safeguarding adults
How can organisations pay and reimburse the expenses of people who use services who get involved in their work without affecting people's benefits?