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.
Social care provision resources and services
Review of the impact of the Social Care Governance workbook (NI)
This workbook uses a social care governance framework to support practitioners, managers and teams to reflect on and evaluate their practice and to make improvements.
This guide covers personalisation in adult social care services
Staff and young people in Sheffield discuss how transitions in mental health services are being improved by integrated working in the health and social care trust. This film is a stand alone version of the second part of Transitions 1.
This film introduces the concept of micro-providers for personalised adult social care and support. Micro-providers are very small enterprises which provide individually tailored support to people who use personal budgets and direct payments. This film looks at how micro-providers in Nottingham have improved the lives and outcomes of personal budget holders and includes interviews with people who have set up micro-provider support services.
This At a glance briefing discusses the implications of integration for people who use services, practitioners, organisations and researchers.
This report provides a guide for commissioners and health and wellbeing board members. It sets out the key policy and operational drivers for a sustainable development approach to health and social care design and delivery. This includes specific detail regarding climate change and other environmental issues, but also covers social and economic sustainability. Short case studies of good practice at a local level illustrate the gains for health, efficiency, risk management, reputation and legislative compliance. There are links to further information and resources.
SCIE Research briefing 41: factors that promote and hinder joint and integrated working between health and social care services
The aim of this research briefing is to give people who provide and use social care services an overview of the research evidence for joint and integrated working.
Part of Dementia
A film illustrating the important role people with dementia and their carers can play in shaping dementia services.