Reports & Resources http://careappointments.co.uk Sat, 19 Aug 2017 04:15:41 +0100 en-gb 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
Report: Action for Children - Revolving Door - Are vulnerable children overlooked? http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42270-report-action-for-children-revolving-door-are-vulnerable-children-overlooked http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42270-report-action-for-children-revolving-door-are-vulnerable-children-overlooked Report: Action for Children - Revolving Door - Are vulnerable children overlooked?
What happens to children who are referred for help, but don’t meet the threshold for support? When things are bad, but not quite bad enough? A lot of work has gone into encouraging people to contact children’s services when they are worried about a child, and it's good news that…
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Reports & Resources Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:36:28 +0100
Report: 280 sources of evidence reflecting the voice of children in care and care leavers http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42260-report-280-sources-of-evidence-reflecting-the-voice-of-children-in-care-and-care-leavers http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42260-report-280-sources-of-evidence-reflecting-the-voice-of-children-in-care-and-care-leavers Report: 280 sources of evidence reflecting the voice of children in care and care leavers
New research for the Children’s Commissioner for England, by the National Children’s Bureau and Research in Practice, has found recent sources of evidence reflecting the voice of children in care and care leavers, providing new insight into young people’s experience of the care system. The report identifies over 280 sources…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:43:45 +0100
Report: Role of specialist palliative care in providing support to care homes in England http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42239-report-role-of-specialist-palliative-care-in-providing-support-to-care-homes-in-england http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42239-report-role-of-specialist-palliative-care-in-providing-support-to-care-homes-in-england Report: Role of specialist palliative care in providing support to care homes in England
This survey of organisations providing specialist palliative care services to care homes highlights the good work they do and identifies the key challenges they face. The report, commissioned by Public Health England, undertaken by the Marie Curie Research Centre at Cardiff University, with input from the National Council for Palliative…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 09 Aug 2017 10:14:30 +0100
Report: Ombudsman releases complaints statistics for all local authorities (England) http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42232-report-ombudsman-releases-complaints-statistics-for-all-local-authorities-england http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42232-report-ombudsman-releases-complaints-statistics-for-all-local-authorities-england Report: Ombudsman releases complaints statistics for all local authorities (England)
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has published details of the complaints it has received about all local councils in England in 2016-17. The Ombudsman investigates complaints about all local authorities and social care providers in England. Every year it publishes the information it sends to councils to help…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 08 Aug 2017 09:25:57 +0100
Resources: New framework to promote person-centred approaches in health and social care http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42178-resources-new-framework-to-promote-person-centred-approaches-in-health-and-social-care http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42178-resources-new-framework-to-promote-person-centred-approaches-in-health-and-social-care Resources: New framework to promote person-centred approaches in health and social care
Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care have announced a new Framework to support person-centred approaches for the health and social care workforce. This approach, outlined in the Five Year Forward View, puts people, families and communities at the heart of health, care and wellbeing. It encourages…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:23:06 +0100
Major three-year study finds NHS needs to see care homes as partners not problems http://careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42151-major-three-year-study-finds-nhs-needs-to-see-care-homes-as-partners-not-problems http://careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42151-major-three-year-study-finds-nhs-needs-to-see-care-homes-as-partners-not-problems Major three-year study finds NHS needs to see care homes as partners not problems
Healthcare provision to residents in care homes across England is often ‘erratic and inequitable’, a major three-year study funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) has found. Led by the University of Hertfordshire, and involving Professor Julienne Meyer CBE from City, University of London, the Optimal study found…
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Education & Training Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:06:29 +0100
Report: UK Social Workers - Working Conditions and Wellbeing http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42126-report-uk-social-workers-working-conditions-and-wellbeing http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42126-report-uk-social-workers-working-conditions-and-wellbeing Report: UK Social Workers - Working Conditions and Wellbeing
The 'UK Social Workers - Working Conditions and Wellbeing' report, by Dr Jermaine M Ravalier of Bath Spa University, explores working conditions & wellbeing of social workers and found stress at work is a significant issue for employees.Stress has been shown to be related to negative health complaints such as…
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Reports & Resources Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:14:31 +0100
Report: Workforce perspectives on harmful sexual behaviour - Research In Practice http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42104-report-workforce-perspectives-on-harmful-sexual-behaviour-research-in-practice http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42104-report-workforce-perspectives-on-harmful-sexual-behaviour-research-in-practice Report: Workforce perspectives on harmful sexual behaviour - Research In Practice
Research in Practice has published an open access report in partnership with the National Children’s Bureau, which examines the needs of the children’s workforce in relation to working with children and young people who are displaying Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB). This is the seventh research project undertaken by the Local…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:51:44 +0100
Report: The State Of Adult Social Care Services 2014 to 2017 - CQC http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42078-report-the-state-of-adult-social-care-services-2014-to-2017-cqc http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42078-report-the-state-of-adult-social-care-services-2014-to-2017-cqc Report: The State Of Adult Social Care Services 2014 to 2017 - CQC
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have presented the latest findings from their inspection programme of adult social care. 'The State Of Adult Social Care Services 2014 to 2017' is the first time such focused analysis on a national scale has been possible, following the introduction of a new regulatory regime…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 06 Jul 2017 08:55:28 +0100
Report: Independent Jersey Care Inquiry - Full Report and Executive Summary http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42064-report-independent-jersey-care-inquiry-full-report-and-executive-summary http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42064-report-independent-jersey-care-inquiry-full-report-and-executive-summary Report: Independent Jersey Care Inquiry - Full Report and Executive Summary
The final report by the Panel of the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry into the abuse of children in the Island's care system over many years was handed to the States of Jersey on Monday, 3 July, 2017. The 15 Terms of Reference dealt with the years from 1945 until the…
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Reports & Resources Mon, 03 Jul 2017 23:35:57 +0100
Resources: HCPC publish revised Standards of Education and Training and Guidance http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42060-resources-hcpc-publish-revised-standards-of-education-and-training-and-guidance http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42060-resources-hcpc-publish-revised-standards-of-education-and-training-and-guidance Resources: HCPC publish revised Standards of Education and Training and Guidance
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has released revised Standards of education and training (SETs) and guidance. The SETs are the standards against which the HCPC assess education and training programmes. A programme which meets the SETs allows learners who successfully complete that programme to meet the standards of…
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Reports & Resources Mon, 03 Jul 2017 10:27:22 +0100
Report: Joint Thematic Review of MAPPA in Scotland, Progress Review http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42047-report-joint-thematic-review-of-mappa-in-scotland-progress-review http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42047-report-joint-thematic-review-of-mappa-in-scotland-progress-review Report: Joint Thematic Review of MAPPA in Scotland, Progress Review
Progress has been made on improving the way communities are kept safe and protected from risks posed by registered sex offenders, inspectors have said in a report published today. Inspectors said good progress had been made in protecting young people from online exploitation by raising awareness of the dangers of…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:32:04 +0100
Report: Personal assistance relationships are complex and need support http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42041-report-personal-assistance-relationships-are-complex-and-need-support http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42041-report-personal-assistance-relationships-are-complex-and-need-support Report: Personal assistance relationships are complex and need support
Personal assistance relationships are usually empowering and flexible for both employer and workers, but can become emotionally fraught and even wounded, according to a report launched today. Findings of the study into the diversity and complexity of relationships between disabled people and personal assistants will be presented in London today,…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:51:43 +0100
Report: A Trade In People - Explores inpatient healthcare economy of people with learning disabilities http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42034-report-a-trade-in-people-explores-inpatient-healthcare-economy-of-people-with-learning-disabilities http://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/42034-report-a-trade-in-people-explores-inpatient-healthcare-economy-of-people-with-learning-disabilities Report: A Trade In People - Explores inpatient healthcare economy of people with learning disabilities
‘A trade in people’ with learning disabilities and/or autism has been uncovered by a partnership of activists, families and Lancaster University academics. The new report from the University’s Centre for Disability Research (CeDR) found that last year £477 million was forecast to be spent on keeping just 2,500 people with…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:55:42 +0100