SCIE guide to help older people, their carers and those working in older people's services to understand what is meant by dignity and how it can be embedded into practice.
Standards resources and services
This resource is for anyone interested in induction in social care in Northern Ireland. It provides an explanation of the Induction Standards produced by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC).
This resource is for anyone interested in induction in social care. You may be about to enter the sector, or you may be a trainer or a manager overseeing induction .You may be a service user or carer with an interest in the quality of care. This resource provides an explanation of the Common Induction Standards produced by Skills for Care.
SCIE Research briefings
The paper aims to identify what is happening in the social care sector with the involvement of carers and the impact participation has had on service improvement. It complements Position paper 3: Has service user involvement made a difference to social care services?
This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about adult placements and person-centred approaches. It includes key research findings; ideas from practice; details of relevant legislation, guidance and standards; and links to further information.
This knowledge review looks at the textbooks available to support the teaching of assessment skills, and on the assessment frameworks used to support practice. It describes what knowledge is available, highlights the evidence that has emerged and draws practice points from the evidence. It follows on from Knowledge review 1.
This knowledge review looks at how communications skills are taught in social work education and to what effect. It describes what knowledge is available, highlights the evidence that has emerged and draws practice points from the evidence.
This report examines the relevance of systematic reviews to SCIE's goal of promoting good practice. It is part of a larger programme of SCIE work looking at using knowledge in social care."
Users at the heart: user participation in the governance and operations of social care regulatory bodies
This report examines the experiences and contributions of service users who serve on the boards of the care councils for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the Care Commission (in Scotland) and Topss England (now Skills for Care)