Reports & Resources http://careappointments.co.uk Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:34 +0100 en-gb Consultation: Social workers needed to support with health and wellbeing research http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41676-consultation-social-workers-needed-to-support-with-health-and-wellbeing-research http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41676-consultation-social-workers-needed-to-support-with-health-and-wellbeing-research Consultation: Social workers needed to support with health and wellbeing research
Disability Rights UK has partnered with University of Birmingham and Sport England to develop evidence based guidelines to help social workers to have conversations with disabled people in receipt of social care support (personal budgets and direct payments) about how and where to be physically active and importantly why. findings…
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Reports & Resources Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:15:45 +0100
Report: Child sexual exploitation - Extended text of Definition and Guide for professionals http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41669-report-child-sexual-exploitation-extended-text-of-definition-and-guide-for-professionals http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41669-report-child-sexual-exploitation-extended-text-of-definition-and-guide-for-professionals Report: Child sexual exploitation - Extended text of Definition and Guide for professionals
The new child sexual exploitation (CSE) guidance was commissioned by the Department for Education and is based on a review of the evidence by the University of Bedfordshire and Research in Practice. This resource is the original text from which the summary document Tackling child sexual exploitation: Advice for Professionals…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:54:46 +0100
Mental Welfare Commission publish six new local visit reports (Scotland) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41668-mental-welfare-commission-publish-six-new-local-visit-reports-scotland http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41668-mental-welfare-commission-publish-six-new-local-visit-reports-scotland Mental Welfare Commission publish six new local visit reports (Scotland)
The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland published six new local visit reports which include visits to NHS hospital wards and units, and a prison. The reports highlight positive and negative findings from the Commission's visits, one of which was unannounced. The Commission makes recommendations for change where necessary and expects…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:49:17 +0100
Resources: New DVDs help staff understand the Mental Capacity Act http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41632-resources-new-dvds-help-staff-understand-the-mental-capacity-act http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41632-resources-new-dvds-help-staff-understand-the-mental-capacity-act Resources: New DVDs help staff understand the Mental Capacity Act
Two new DVDs from the National Council for Palliative Care aim to help staff better understand key parts of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA). This in turn will improve the implementation of the Act and help people receive better end of life care. The DVDs were produced with support from…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 12 Apr 2017 03:17:46 +0100
Resources: New toolkits to support London-based managers in health and social care http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41610-resources-new-toolkits-to-support-london-based-managers-in-health-and-social-care http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41610-resources-new-toolkits-to-support-london-based-managers-in-health-and-social-care Resources: New toolkits to support London-based managers in health and social care
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…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 06 Apr 2017 10:29:39 +0100
Video: Seminar - Social Work - The futures we want - University of Bath http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41591-video-seminar-social-work-the-futures-we-want-university-of-bath http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41591-video-seminar-social-work-the-futures-we-want-university-of-bath Video: Seminar - Social Work - The futures we want - University of Bath
In the build up to World Social Work day 2017 earlier this month, this evening seminar brought together a panel of eminent speakers from within the field of social work to discuss these contemporary issues affecting the profession. The seminar explored the challenges and opportunities for social work, across policy,…
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Reports & Resources Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:38:04 +0100
Resources: myCourtroom - New interactive training for social workers (Cafcass) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41578-resources-mycourtroom-new-interactive-training-for-social-workers-cafcass http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41578-resources-mycourtroom-new-interactive-training-for-social-workers-cafcass Resources: myCourtroom - New interactive training for social workers (Cafcass)
Meet 11-year old Rosie, the animated child character at the centre of myCourtroom – an interactive social work training simulation developed by Cafcass and Kent University. Rosie’s father has made an initial private law application for her to live with him. As the case progresses, Rosie speaks unfettered to the…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:19:40 +0100
Evidence Review: Childhood neglect and abuse - comparing placement options http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41559-evidence-review-childhood-neglect-and-abuse-comparing-placement-options http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41559-evidence-review-childhood-neglect-and-abuse-comparing-placement-options Evidence Review: Childhood neglect and abuse - comparing placement options
The initial impetus for the commissioning of this evidence review was a commitment set out in 'Adoption: A vision for change (2016)' to produce 'an independent summary of relevant research evidence for use by local authority managers, social workers and judges which focuses on comparative outcomes of different placement options'.…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:03:16 +0100
Consultation: Supervisory & management qualifications for adult services (Scotland) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41556-consultation-supervisory-management-qualifications-for-adult-services-scotland http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41556-consultation-supervisory-management-qualifications-for-adult-services-scotland Consultation: Supervisory & management qualifications for adult services (Scotland)
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) are considering making changes to the supervisory and management qualification requirements for registration and they are looking to hear your views. To register with the SSSC, supervisors in adult services need to have a practice qualification and a supervisory qualification. This is to make…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:49:51 +0100
Report: Children’s Services Workforce 2015 (Scotland) - New SSSC data report http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41555-report-children-s-services-workforce-2015-scotland-new-sssc-data-report http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41555-report-children-s-services-workforce-2015-scotland-new-sssc-data-report Report: Children’s Services Workforce 2015 (Scotland) - New SSSC data report
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has published the Children’s Services Workforce 2015 report which provides a more detailed breakdown of the workforce in children’s services than was previously available. The services examined in the report are day care of children, residential child care and school care accommodation. In the…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:22:38 +0100
Iriss Insight: Gypsy Travellers - Human rights and social work's role http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41554-iriss-insight-gypsy-travellers-human-rights-and-social-work-s-role http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41554-iriss-insight-gypsy-travellers-human-rights-and-social-work-s-role Iriss Insight: Gypsy Travellers - Human rights and social work's role
Friday 24 March saw the launch of Iriss Insight 35 - Gypsy Travellers: Human rights and social work's role - at an event to start conversations to bring about lasting change. The event was a partnership of members of the Gypsy Traveller community, Iriss and Scottish Association of Social Work…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:12:34 +0100
Resources: Pilotlight self-directed support project completes (Scotland) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41537-resources-pilotlight-self-directed-support-project-completes-scotland http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41537-resources-pilotlight-self-directed-support-project-completes-scotland Resources: Pilotlight self-directed support project completes (Scotland)
Pilotlight was a five year programme funded by the Scottish Government, and developed by the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (Iriss), as part of the implementation of self-directed support. Pilotlight has co-designed seven pathways to self-directed support focusing on mental health, risk, self-employment, young people in transition,…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:19:53 +0000
Report: Six Steps to Managing Demand in Adult Social Care - A performance management approach http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41536-report-six-steps-to-managing-demand-in-adult-social-care-a-performance-management-approach http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41536-report-six-steps-to-managing-demand-in-adult-social-care-a-performance-management-approach Report: Six Steps to Managing Demand in Adult Social Care - A performance management approach
A new report from the Institute of Public Care (IPC) at Oxford Brookes University highlights how taking a performance management approach can help Councils deliver outcomes and better manage demand in adult social care. The paper, co-authored by Visiting Professor John Bolton (pictured) and IPC Assistant Director Philip Provenzano, provides…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:42 +0000
Report: Evaluation of children's social care innovations in Hampshire & Isle of Wight http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41533-report-evaluation-of-children-s-social-care-innovations-in-hampshire-isle-of-wight http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41533-report-evaluation-of-children-s-social-care-innovations-in-hampshire-isle-of-wight Report: Evaluation of children's social care innovations in Hampshire & Isle of Wight
The Department for Education has published the Institute of Public Care’s evaluation of a range of innovations in Children’s Social Care in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight trialled during 2015-16. These innovations include: Multi-disciplinary teams working with families with ‘toxic trio’ issues Use of volunteers to work with young…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:31 +0000
Case Study: Planning for the future of older people accommodation in Powys http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41534-case-study-planning-for-the-future-of-older-people-accommodation-in-powys http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41534-case-study-planning-for-the-future-of-older-people-accommodation-in-powys Case Study: Planning for the future of older people accommodation in Powys
This case study highlights good practice in taking a wider system approach to planning for the future accommodation needs of an ageing population in Powys. It describes the approach taken by Powys and its partners to developing a comprehensive understanding of the current and future accommodation based needs of its…
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imacdonald@btopenworld.com (Super Admin) Reports & Resources Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:34:31 +0000