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New resources are being made available to employers, training providers and employment professionals to help alleviate London’s social care skills shortages from today. Through Ambition London, funded by JP Morgan Chase Foundation, two new toolkits are being made available to promote the rewards and tackle common misconceptions of careers in…
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has endorsed a new online toolkit developed by researchers at Keele University, which aims to prevent falls amongst the elderly that cost the NHS more than £2 billion a year in total. The Falls Risk Assessment Toolkit identifies patients at risk…
Following on from the successful regional bespoke 'Commissioning Now' programme, Skills for Care has today announced the launch of a national programme focused on supporting people in commissioning roles. The programme aims to help you develop knowledge and networks in commissioning for better outcomes and is designed for those people…
This work was commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE) and is the original text from which the summary document ‘Tackling child sexual exploitation: Advice for Professionals’ has been drawn. The document outlines the new civil definition of child sexual exploitation, developed by the Home Office and DfE, together with…
Skills for Health has launched a comprehensive social media toolkit for the UK healthcare sector, providing healthcare organisations and professionals with sector-specific insight, advice and best practice on using social media effectively. The free toolkit, created with support from Public Health Wales, key industry experts and employers, has been written…
This series of toolkits has been designed to equip care homes with ideas and materials in order for them to provide a service focused on residents’ needs, preferences and activity choices. Throughout the toolkits, where it is recommended that specialist occupational therapy advice is required, this text will be highlighted…
Cafcass has announced several new tools and resources to support case analysis when working with children and families. This follows a review to identify where they could make improvements to their assessment toolkit and was informed by practitioners. The new tools include: A pathway to help structure the analysis of…
A free information service to help the children and families of prisoners in England and Wales has been launched by children’s charity, Barnardo’s. i-HOP (Information Hub on Offenders' families with children for Professionals) has been designed to help all professionals to identify and support the children and families of offenders.…
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