Effective supervision in a variety of settings

Putting effective supervision into practice: Supervisors

It is recognised that you may be both a supervisee and a supervisor. Check the recommendations at the beginning of this guide and if you have not already done so, read through the section on the foundations of effective supervision practice, especially those parts concerned with reflection, critical thinking and managing performance. Then ask yourself the following questions.


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  • Effective supervision in a variety of settings
  • Service user and carer involvement in the supervision of health and social care workers: seminar report
  • Practice enquiry into supervision in a variety of adult care settings where there are health and social care practitioners working together
  • Narrative summary of the evidence review on supervision of social workers and social care workers in a range of settings including integrated settings