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Using Serious Case Review Quality Markers to support quality

Part of Safeguarding children

This webinar provides an introduction to a set of 18 quality markers for use in children's case reviews and serious case reviews, which were developed as part of the Learning into Practice project. The webinar provides an overview of the rationale for the work, describes how the markers have been developed and how they might be used. The Quality Markers are intended to support commissioners and lead reviewers to commission and conduct high quality reviews. Covering the whole process, the quality markers provide a consistent and robust approach to SCRs and are informed by the existing knowledge base regarding investigations/reviews and organisational learning.

Care Act: assessment and eligibility: strengths-based approaches

Part of Care Act 2014

This guide summarises the process and the key elements to consider in relation to using a strengths-based approach. Sections provide information on what a strength-based approach is; the information practitioners need to carry out an assessment; using strength-based mapping; and key factors that make a good assessment. It also looks at how local authorities can extend the use of the strengths-based approach from assessments to meeting needs and provides a summary of core local authority duties in relation to conducting a strengths-based approach. It should be read in conjunction with the Care and Support (Assessment) Regulations 2014 and Chapter 6 of the 'Care and support statutory guidance', published by the Department of Health.

New training: Person-centred care & strength-based approaches. (22 March 2016)

Do your staff understand the ‘strengths-based’ approach or how to implement it in practice? Do they know the legislation and principles around person-centred care? Our latest courses focus on these key elements of the Care Act. We can adapt and deliver courses in-house to meet your team’s requirements.

Mental Capacity Act (MCA): e-Learning course

Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA) resource

This e-learning resource explores the Mental Capacity Act 2005, including best interests decision-making, and how to support people to make their own decisions. The course is designed for all staff, carers and families, working with people who lack or may lack capacity in the health and social care sectors.

Care Act: assessment and eligibility: eligibility determination for the Care Act 2014

Part of Care Act 2014

The aim of this guide is to build on the Care Act statutory guidance by outlining what local authorities need to consider when making an eligibility determination, using the national eligibility criteria. The guide summarises the process and key elements to consider in relation to making an eligibility determination for an adult requiring care. These include eligibility outcomes and criteria for both adults with care and support needs and carers with support needs. Useful resources, such as Skills for Care training material and a checklist of core duties for local authorities, are included.

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