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.
Prevention resources and services
A film that describes the different interventions that can help to prevent social isolation and promote well-being for older people.
Evidence about what hinders people with mental health problems from working in social care, and what helps them to gain and/or retain employment.
This film features two bereaved people who have both found that joining social groups has helped to reduce their feelings of isolation and brought some enjoyment back into their lives.
Maintaining independence through falls prevention and fitness programmes.
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in the black and minority ethnic community: promoting mental wellbeing
This film is about mental wellbeing and some of the risk factors for people from BME communities. In particular, it examines how relatively simple early intervention and prevention approaches can help minimise isolation and loneliness and improve overall mental wellbeing.
Safeguarding through increased awareness and good communication both in residential and community care.
This film is about a training scheme in Plymouth that helps people to protect themselves from abuse.
This report shares findings from research, policy and practice on prevention in adult safeguarding and presents a wide range of approaches that can help prevent abuse.
Windows of opportunity: prevention and early intervention in dementia: a tool for commissioners and providers
This SCIE resource explores early intervention and prevention and offers a greater understanding of the journey through dementia.