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Innovative models of health, care and support for adults

This briefing explains that innovative, often small-scale models of health, social care and support for adults could be scaled up to benefit as many people as possible. The challenge is to make scaling up successful. The briefing is based on research conducted during the spring of 2017 by Nesta, SCIE, Shared Lives Plus and PPL. It includes real life stories.

Recognising and preventing delirium

This quick guide from NICE and SCIE will help care home managers and their staff to recognise the symptoms of delirium and to understand what they can do to prevent it.

Integrating Better

Part of Integrated care

Developed over 16 local areas, this guide captures common features of good practice of integration between health, social care and the voluntary and community sector. The guide looks at leading integration and the key services and approaches that are needed for effective integration. These include commissioning, risk stratification, information sharing, and multi-disciplinary team working. Practical service examples under three themes show where integration can have a specific impact. The themes cover: Promoting self-care and independence; Supporting care closer to home; and Care and support in a crisis. The guide is aimed at directors, service managers and operational staff in both health and social care. Case studies and links guidance and resources are also included.

Adult safeguarding practice questions

Part of Safeguarding adults in practice

This resource uses a series of practice questions to identify a number of challenging safeguarding dilemmas. The questions and answers aim to provide guidance on how these dilemmas should be handled within the new legal framework of the Care Act 2014. It does not address strategic commissioning issues or discuss the role of Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs). It is relevant for frontline practitioners and managers who work with adults who have care and support needs and who may be at risk of abuse or neglect. This includes people in health, housing, the police, as well as in social care, both statutory social workers, and staff in the regulated and non-regulated provider sectors. The guide is part of a range of products to support implementation of the adult safeguarding aspects of the Care Act 2014. The questions were originally published in 2015, and updated in July 2018.

Social care and health inequalities

This resource introduces the concepts of health inequalities and provide practical examples of the ways in which all of social work practice contributes to tackling health inequalities.

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