Reports & Resources http://careappointments.co.uk Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:00:33 +0100 en-gb New assessor guidance for Dementia Skilled resource - Scottish Social Services Council http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41990-new-assessor-guidance-for-dementia-skilled-resource-scottish-social-services-council http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41990-new-assessor-guidance-for-dementia-skilled-resource-scottish-social-services-council New assessor guidance for Dementia Skilled resource - Scottish Social Services Council
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have published a new resource to support learners, managers, assessors and educators to get the most benefit from the Dementia Skilled – Improving Practice resource. If you are a manager, the Guidance for learners, managers, assessors and educators will help you to consider how…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:18:52 +0100
Publication: Liam Fee Significant Case Review - Learning Summary http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41968-publication-liam-fee-significant-case-review-learning-summary http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41968-publication-liam-fee-significant-case-review-learning-summary Publication: Liam Fee Significant Case Review - Learning Summary
This learning summary provides a brief, anonymised account of the circumstances of the case and agency involvement. It presents the process and findings, with an analysis overview, learning points and recommendations. It will not refer to all of the particulars of the case. The learning points, recommendations and action points…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:05:43 +0100
Report: Changing Together - Brokering constructive conversations (SCIE) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41893-report-changing-together-brokering-constructive-conversations-scie http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41893-report-changing-together-brokering-constructive-conversations-scie Report: Changing Together - Brokering constructive conversations (SCIE)
Wicked issues – complex problems that cannot be solved in a traditional fashion – are nothing new. But the current challenges facing the NHS, social care and others are arguably the most ‘wicked’ yet. There is a danger that the new models of care discussed in the Five Year Forward…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:27:36 +0100
Call For Posters: Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41889-call-for-posters-scottish-partnership-for-palliative-care-annual-conference http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41889-call-for-posters-scottish-partnership-for-palliative-care-annual-conference Call For Posters: Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference
The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care (SPPC) have issued a call for posters for their annual conference taking place in Edinburgh this September. If you are you involved in an interesting project or in an area of work that you would like to discuss with or show to others in…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:12:17 +0100
Webinar: Social Care Wales and what it means for your registration http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41890-webinar-social-care-wales-and-what-it-means-for-your-registration http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41890-webinar-social-care-wales-and-what-it-means-for-your-registration Webinar: Social Care Wales and what it means for your registration
Social Care Wales (SCW) have produced a webinar on what the change to SCW will mean for you if you are on the Register of Social Care Workers. Gerry Evans, Director of Regulation and Professional Standards, explains about Social Care Wales and what it means for your registration. This is…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:34:34 +0100
Report: 10,000 Voices - Paediatric Autism and CAMHS Project (Northern Ireland) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41767-report-10-000-voices-paediatric-autism-and-camhs-project-northern-ireland http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41767-report-10-000-voices-paediatric-autism-and-camhs-project-northern-ireland Report: 10,000 Voices - Paediatric Autism and CAMHS Project (Northern Ireland)
The 10,000 Voices initiative is designed to capture the lived experience of people who use services and affords them an opportunity to tell their story in a way that enables services to change and improve. The survey was undertaken in partnership with the PHA and this report represents the first…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 11 May 2017 09:53:57 +0100
Report: Social care innovations in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41758-report-social-care-innovations-in-hampshire-and-the-isle-of-wight http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41758-report-social-care-innovations-in-hampshire-and-the-isle-of-wight Report: Social care innovations in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
How the measures aim to help improve social work practice, reduce the need for repeat interventions and increase the resources to deal with rising demand. This evaluation examines how well each of the programme areas is working and in what circumstances. The overall objective of the Programme was to create…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 10 May 2017 11:29:22 +0100
Research: New Marie Curie programme aims to revolutionise end-of-life service design http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41720-research-new-marie-curie-programme-aims-to-revolutionise-end-of-life-service-design http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/41720-research-new-marie-curie-programme-aims-to-revolutionise-end-of-life-service-design Research: New Marie Curie programme aims to revolutionise end-of-life service design
A range of experts from palliative care, engineering, design, social sciences and public health are coming together to take a radical look at end of life care and tackle one of our generation’s greatest health and social care challenges. This is what leading terminal illness charity, Marie Curie, has set…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 02 May 2017 09:21:15 +0100
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