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.
Prevention resources and services
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A film that describes the different interventions that can help to prevent social isolation and promote well-being for older people.
Evidence about what hinders people with mental health problems from working in social care, and what helps them to gain and/or retain employment.
Part of Prevention and wellbeing
This film for health and social care commissioners focuses on services designed to improve or maintain older people’s independence, health and wellbeing. These services are specifically aimed at reducing loneliness in later life.
This video is for health and care commissioners and staff and people at risk of falling. It shows preventive support that can be described as early intervention. People talk about how they are benefitting from the falls prevention service and exercise classes.
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in the black and minority ethnic community: promoting mental wellbeing
This film for health, care and voluntary staff explores some of the risk factors, such as poor housing, that can lead to poor mental health in BME communities. It focuses on early intervention and prevention, which can delay the need for more costly interventions.
This video shows how good communication with older people can improve safeguarding. In residential care it is important that staff take the time to talk to residents and to listen to their concerns. Two community projects demonstrate how people are encouraged to look out for each other and to report any concerns.
This video shows how training for people with learning disabilities can help them to protect themselves from abuse. They are helped to recognise it and to understand that they can and should say no. The training has been adapted for older people, people with physical disabilities and people who misuse substances.
This report shares findings from research, policy and practice on prevention in adult safeguarding and presents a wide range of approaches that can help prevent abuse.
Windows of opportunity: prevention and early intervention in dementia: a tool for commissioners and providers
This SCIE resource explores early intervention and prevention and offers a greater understanding of the journey through dementia.
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