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Care Act 2014

Resources and support to help implement the Care Act 2014

Introduction to children's social care

This Introduction to... briefing gives a brief overview of Children’s Social Care (CSC) and the relevant legislation and policy framework. It is aimed at people who have little or no experience in this area.

Safeguarding adults: sharing information

Part of Safeguarding adults in practice

This guide is part of a range of products to support implementation of the adult safeguarding aspects of the Care Act 2014. The guide focuses on the sharing of sensitive or personal information between the local authority and its safeguarding partners (including GPs and health, the police, service providers, housing, regulators and the Office of the Public Guardian) for safeguarding purposes.

Safeguarding and quality in commissioning care homes

This guidance aims to support NHS and local authority commissioners of care homes to ensure that safeguarding is central to the commissioning process and a primary concern for residential and nursing care home providers.

Sexual, reproductive and mental health: unprotected and risky sex

Part of e-Learning courses

This e-learning resource on unprotected and risky sex is one of 8 modules developed to help mental health professionals deal with aspects of sexual and reproductive health in the context of mental illness. The module covers safe and unsafe sex, including condom use and barriers to using condoms, the diversity of sexual practices, sex and the law.

Interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration (IPIAC): key policy and legislation with implications for interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration (IPIAC): a timeline of examples 1968-2008

Part of e-Learning courses

One of a series of e-learning resources which explore the nature of interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration (IPIAC) and improving collaborative practice. The resource provides an interactive timeline of collaboration-related policy and legislation from 1968 to 2008. It aims to help the reader find collaboration-related examples of policy, commissioned reports and legislation in England and Wales with additional examples relating to people who use care services and to carers.

Communication skills: providing information and explaining

Part of e-Learning courses

This e-learning resource uses a video scenario to help you develop your observation, listening and interviewing skills and to become more aware of your own subjectivity.  Different ways of asking questions will be considered in more depth and you will have the opportunity to try out some creative approaches to gathering information using diagrams or art-based tools.

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