Reports & Resources http://careappointments.co.uk Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:43:39 +0100 en-gb Guidance: Speaking Publicly on Self-harm, Suicide & Mental Health issues (Northern Ireland) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42697-guidance-speaking-publicly-on-self-harm-suicide-mental-health-issues-northern-ireland http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42697-guidance-speaking-publicly-on-self-harm-suicide-mental-health-issues-northern-ireland Guidance: Speaking Publicly on Self-harm, Suicide & Mental Health issues (Northern Ireland)
These publications provide advice for people who have been asked to speak in public about their personal experiences of self-harm, suicide or other mental health issues, and the organisations that may be supporting them. The Guide To Speaking Publicly is aimed at individuals considering an invitation to speak. It aims…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:57:46 +0100
Resources: BASW launch CPD resources for social work professionals working with older people http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42638-resources-basw-launch-cpd-resources-for-social-work-professionals-working-with-older-people http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42638-resources-basw-launch-cpd-resources-for-social-work-professionals-working-with-older-people Resources: BASW launch CPD resources for social work professionals working with older people
The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) has mapped out a specific set of knowledge and skills for social work with older people, and a pathway for social workers to develop these skills to ensure older people are receiving the best service possible. Launched at the National Children and Adult…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:34:56 +0100
Report: Personal Social Services Adult Social Care Survey, England - 2016-17 http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42591-report-personal-social-services-adult-social-care-survey-england-2016-17 http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42591-report-personal-social-services-adult-social-care-survey-england-2016-17 Report: Personal Social Services Adult Social Care Survey, England - 2016-17
This report contains findings from the Adult Social Care Survey 2016-17 (ASCS). This national survey takes place every year and is conducted by Councils with Adult Social Services Responsibilities (CASSRs). The survey seeks the opinions of service users aged 18 and over in receipt of long-term support services funded or…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:12:23 +0100
Serious Case Review: Melissa Mathieson - Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42549-serious-case-review-melissa-mathieson-bristol-safeguarding-adults-board-bsab http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42549-serious-case-review-melissa-mathieson-bristol-safeguarding-adults-board-bsab Serious Case Review: Melissa Mathieson - Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB)
The Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board has today (28 Sept) published a Serious Case Review in the case of Melissa Mathieson, an 18 year old woman who was murdered in 2014 by a 19 year old man. Both young adults were placed in an independent care home in Bristol by their…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:20:31 +0100
Resources: My Childminding Experience & Your Childminding Journey - Care Inspectorate http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42536-resources-my-childminding-experience-your-childminding-journey-care-inspectorate http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42536-resources-my-childminding-experience-your-childminding-journey-care-inspectorate Resources: My Childminding Experience & Your Childminding Journey - Care Inspectorate
Scotland’s five and a half thousand childminders are providing high quality early learning childcare, according to the Care Inspectorate, and two new resources launched today will help them continue to improve experiences for children. Childminders care for children in their own home and the quality of the care they provide…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 26 Sep 2017 18:54:14 +0100
Report: Northern Ireland Social Care Council - Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17 http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42541-report-northern-ireland-social-care-council-annual-report-and-accounts-2016-17 http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42541-report-northern-ireland-social-care-council-annual-report-and-accounts-2016-17 Report: Northern Ireland Social Care Council - Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17
The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17 gives an account of the financial management and achievements of the regulator over the year. Highlights Include Roll-out of registration to the domiciliary and day care workforce in Northern Ireland. Growth of the NISCC Social Care Register to…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:25:53 +0100
Resources: Using Creative Arts In Care Homes To Improve Residents' Lives (SCIE) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42512-resources-using-creative-arts-in-care-homes-to-improve-residents-lives-scie http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42512-resources-using-creative-arts-in-care-homes-to-improve-residents-lives-scie Resources: Using Creative Arts In Care Homes To Improve Residents' Lives (SCIE)
Creative arts can delight and inspire residents who live in care homes. A new useful online resource offers practical guidance on how to engage residents in creative arts, such as dance, puppetry and digital arts. The resource offers care teams, including activity providers, many practical ideas on how to get…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:54:48 +0100
Improving & Safeguarding Social Wellbeing – The Purpose of Social Work (Northern Ireland) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42458-improving-safeguarding-social-wellbeing-the-purpose-of-social-work-northern-ireland http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42458-improving-safeguarding-social-wellbeing-the-purpose-of-social-work-northern-ireland Improving & Safeguarding Social Wellbeing – The Purpose of Social Work (Northern Ireland)
‘Improving and Safeguarding Social Wellbeing – The Purpose of Social Work’ provides a succinct and inclusive summary about the purpose of social work in improving and safeguarding people’s social wellbeing and the value social workers add to people’s lives in Northern Ireland. This was co-produced by government, social workers and…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:06:10 +0100
Report: Lammy Review - Treatment of BAME individuals in the Criminal Justice System http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42433-report-lammy-review-treatment-of-bame-individuals-in-the-criminal-justice-system http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42433-report-lammy-review-treatment-of-bame-individuals-in-the-criminal-justice-system Report: Lammy Review - Treatment of BAME individuals in the Criminal Justice System
The Lammy Review, chaired by David Lammy MP, is an independent review of the treatment of, and outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals in the Criminal Justice System (CJS). Over the last 18 months the Lammy Review has conducted extensive research across each aspect of the criminal…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 08 Sep 2017 11:09:15 +0100
Reports: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council CSE Independent Investigations http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42422-reports-rotherham-metropolitan-borough-council-cse-independent-investigations http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42422-reports-rotherham-metropolitan-borough-council-cse-independent-investigations Reports: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council CSE Independent Investigations
Six investigations were commissioned by Rotherham Council, in 2014 and 2015, following the findings of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham (Jay Report), and the “Report of Inspection of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council” (Louise Casey Report). Professor Alexis Jay’s Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 06 Sep 2017 20:29:30 +0100
Report: Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board - Ayeeshia-Jayne Smith - Serious Case Review http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42400-report-derbyshire-safeguarding-children-board-ayeeshia-jayne-smith-serious-case-review http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42400-report-derbyshire-safeguarding-children-board-ayeeshia-jayne-smith-serious-case-review Report: Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board - Ayeeshia-Jayne Smith - Serious Case Review
This overview report summarises the findings of an independently led Serious Case Review (SCR) commissioned by the Chair of Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board (DSCB). It concerns Ayeeshia-Jayne Smith, described by her family as a beautiful girl with an infectious smile, twinkling eyes and a bubbly personality, a gentle and loving…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:25:09 +0100
Report: Scottish Social Services Council - 2016 Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42340-report-scottish-social-services-council-2016-mental-health-officers-scotland-report http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42340-report-scottish-social-services-council-2016-mental-health-officers-scotland-report Report: Scottish Social Services Council - 2016 Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has today published the 2016 Mental Health Officers’ Report. The statistics show the number of mental health officers (MHO) has gone up by 5.4% to 722 in December 2016. The report is based on administrative data collected by the SSSC directly from local authorities…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:24:06 +0100
Report: Self-directed Support - 2017 Progress Report (Scotland) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42321-report-self-directed-support-2017-progress-report-scotland http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42321-report-self-directed-support-2017-progress-report-scotland Report: Self-directed Support - 2017 Progress Report (Scotland)
New ways of offering people more choice and control over their social care can make a real difference but further work is needed to ensure everyone can benefit, says a report. Since 2014 councils have been responsible for implementing Self-directed Support (SDS), which offers people more choices around their support…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:01:58 +0100
Report: Home Care - What people told Healthwatch about their experiences http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42322-report-home-care-what-people-told-healthwatch-about-their-experiences http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42322-report-home-care-what-people-told-healthwatch-about-their-experiences Report: Home Care - What people told Healthwatch about their experiences
Over the last year, the number of local Healthwatch citing improvements to home care services as a priority for their community has doubled. Our new report explains what people have told Healthwatch about their experience of home care. Across England there are more than 5,500 home care providers, collectively helping…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:46:02 +0100
Report: Allegations of domestic abuse in child contact cases - Women's Aid & Cafcass http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42292-report-allegations-of-domestic-abuse-in-child-contact-cases-women-s-aid-cafcass http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42292-report-allegations-of-domestic-abuse-in-child-contact-cases-women-s-aid-cafcass Report: Allegations of domestic abuse in child contact cases - Women's Aid & Cafcass
Research released by Women's Aid and Cafcass finds that 62% of applications to the family court about where a child should live or spend time feature allegations of domestic abuse. The research highlights the significant impact on children who experience domestic abuse, with those in the sample exhibiting a range…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:40:18 +0100