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Changing social care: an inclusive approach

Guide 29

This Guide examines what will support the changes in adult social care to ensure that the people who use services are at the heart of their own care and support.

Making referrals to the Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) list: update

Guide 12

This guide aims to support people making referrals to the POVA list under the Care Standards Act 2000. It will help employers and managers to make effective referrals that can be processed efficiently, leading to accurate and timely decisions on POVA listing by the Secretary of State for Health.

Children of prisoners: maintaining family ties

Guide 22

This guide brings together resources and research about maintaining family ties for children of prisoners. It provides a review of literature from the past fifteen years as well as examples of practice from England, Scotland and Northern Ireland of what works to support children and their families.

Participation: finding out what difference it makes

Guide 20

Online guide looking at the ways that service user and carer participation is being evaluated and suggesting ways of finding out what difference this participation is making to social care services

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