Reports & Resources https://careappointments.co.uk Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:38:47 +0100 en-gb Report: Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board - Kamil Ahmad Safeguarding Adult Review https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44513-report-bristol-safeguarding-adults-board-kamil-ahmad-safeguarding-adult-review https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44513-report-bristol-safeguarding-adults-board-kamil-ahmad-safeguarding-adult-review Report: Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board - Kamil Ahmad Safeguarding Adult Review
The racially-motivated murder of a refugee by a mental health patient who had been released from a psychiatric hospital was "avoidable", a review has found. Jeffrey Barry, 57, stabbed to death his neighbour Kamil Ahmad (pictured), 49, at their supported living flats on Wells Road in Bristol at about 2am…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:41:27 +0100
Report: Gosport War Memorial Hospital - Report of the Gosport Independent Panel https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44481-report-gosport-war-memorial-hospital-report-of-the-gosport-independent-panel https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44481-report-gosport-war-memorial-hospital-report-of-the-gosport-independent-panel Report: Gosport War Memorial Hospital - Report of the Gosport Independent Panel
Concerns about the care of older patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital have been the subject of scrutiny since 1998. Families of those who died have persistently sought a full and independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of their relatives and the care they received prior to death.…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:37:32 +0100
Report: The Care Crisis Review - Options to tackle rising number of children entering care system https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44428-report-the-care-crisis-review-options-to-tackle-rising-number-of-children-entering-care-system https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44428-report-the-care-crisis-review-options-to-tackle-rising-number-of-children-entering-care-system Report: The Care Crisis Review - Options to tackle rising number of children entering care system
A review involving researchers from the University of Sheffield has outlined 20 recommendations to tackle the rising number of children entering the care system in England and Wales. Professor Kate Morris, Head of the University of Sheffield’s Department of Sociological Studies, along with PhD students Calum Webb, Permela Sehmar and…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:46:49 +0100
Survey: Survivors of abuse invited to help improve Church of England safeguarding practice https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44386-survey-survivors-of-abuse-invited-to-help-improve-church-of-england-safeguarding-practice https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44386-survey-survivors-of-abuse-invited-to-help-improve-church-of-england-safeguarding-practice Survey: Survivors of abuse invited to help improve Church of England safeguarding practice
Safeguarding expert, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), is working with the Church of England to improve how the Church treats people who have been abused or are at risk of harm. SCIE is seeking the views of people with first-hand experience to find out what a good response…
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Reports & Resources Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:19:56 +0100
Report: New research into funding for adult social care published - Dept of Health & Social Care https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44337-report-new-research-into-funding-for-adult-social-care-published-dept-of-health-social-care https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44337-report-new-research-into-funding-for-adult-social-care-published-dept-of-health-social-care Report: New research into funding for adult social care published - Dept of Health & Social Care
The Review of Adult Social Care Relative Needs Formulae proposes a new formula to be used with the Local Government Finance Settlement. The Review of Adult Social Care Relative Needs Formulae was commissioned and funded by the Department of Health and Social Care in 2012. It was produced by the…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:15:07 +0100
Report: Insult and Injury - Exploring intimidation, threats and violence against social workers https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44319-report-insult-and-injury-exploring-intimidation-threats-and-violence-against-social-workers https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44319-report-insult-and-injury-exploring-intimidation-threats-and-violence-against-social-workers Report: Insult and Injury - Exploring intimidation, threats and violence against social workers
The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Northern Ireland has published deeply concerning research findings detailing social workers’ experiences of being subjected to intimidation, threats and violence. Their report, Insult and Injury: Exploring the impacts of intimidation, threats and violence against social workers, presents the results of a survey open…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 06 Jun 2018 12:02:32 +0100
Resources: NSPCC workbook for professionals supporting children moved across borders https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44230-resources-nspcc-workbook-for-professionals-supporting-children-moved-across-borders https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44230-resources-nspcc-workbook-for-professionals-supporting-children-moved-across-borders Resources: NSPCC workbook for professionals supporting children moved across borders
A new workbook to help professionals support children who have been trafficked or smuggled across borders has been published by the NSPCC. The free resource, which can be downloaded online, acts as a guide to help professionals such as social workers or mental health staff ask the right questions to…
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Reports & Resources Mon, 28 May 2018 08:59:58 +0100
Employer Resources: Tackling stress in adult social care workers - Skills For Care https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44161-employer-resources-tackling-stress-in-adult-social-care-workers-skills-for-care https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44161-employer-resources-tackling-stress-in-adult-social-care-workers-skills-for-care Employer Resources: Tackling stress in adult social care workers - Skills For Care
Social care can be a stressful job, and stress at work can lead to errors, misjudgements, low morale and sickness absence if it’s not managed properly. Building the resilience of your staff will help them to deal with stress and cope better under pressure - it’s a core skill that…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 18 May 2018 06:53:52 +0100
Research Report: Step Up to Social Work evaluation after 3 and 5 years (DE) https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44154-research-report-step-up-to-social-work-evaluation-after-3-and-5-years-de https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44154-research-report-step-up-to-social-work-evaluation-after-3-and-5-years-de Research Report: Step Up to Social Work evaluation after 3 and 5 years (DE)
This evaluation was commissioned by the Department for Education in 2015, as part of a series of studies into the implementation and impact of the Step Up to Social Work qualifying programme. The objectives set out by the Department for Education specified the overall aim for the study of assessing…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 17 May 2018 13:08:19 +0100
Research: Transgender awareness in child and family social work education (DE) https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44153-research-transgender-awareness-in-child-and-family-social-work-education-de https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44153-research-transgender-awareness-in-child-and-family-social-work-education-de Research: Transgender awareness in child and family social work education (DE)
Research into the adequacy and consistency of knowledge on gender variance in social work training and continuous professional development. This review takes a systematic approach, providing an overview of the density and quality of evidence on social worker education in regard to gender identity and gender variance. It scopes and…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 17 May 2018 13:01:36 +0100
Report: NMC’s handling of concerns about midwives’ fitness to practise at Furness General Hospital https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44134-report-nmc-s-handling-of-concerns-about-midwives-fitness-to-practise-at-furness-general-hospital https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44134-report-nmc-s-handling-of-concerns-about-midwives-fitness-to-practise-at-furness-general-hospital Report: NMC’s handling of concerns about midwives’ fitness to practise at Furness General Hospital
The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care has today published its Lessons Learned Review into handling by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) of concerns about midwives’ fitness to practise at the Furness General Hospital (FGH). These concerns date back to 2004. This Review, commissioned by the Secretary…
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Reports & Resources Wed, 16 May 2018 09:44:43 +0100
Guidance: New social work practice resource for working with people suffering hearing loss https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44107-guidance-new-social-work-practice-resource-for-working-with-people-suffering-hearing-loss https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44107-guidance-new-social-work-practice-resource-for-working-with-people-suffering-hearing-loss Guidance: New social work practice resource for working with people suffering hearing loss
Today, to mark the start of Deaf Awareness Week, the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) has launched a new practice guide to help social workers to better serve people with hearing problems, available here. The BASW Acquired Hearing Loss Practice Guidance has been produced by a small group of…
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Reports & Resources Mon, 14 May 2018 10:53:21 +0100
Report: Investigation into the Care and Treatment Provided on Tawel Fan Ward https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44033-report-investigation-into-the-care-and-treatment-provided-on-tawel-fan-ward https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/44033-report-investigation-into-the-care-and-treatment-provided-on-tawel-fan-ward Report: Investigation into the Care and Treatment Provided on Tawel Fan Ward
Tawel Fan ward, an older people’s mental health ward in the Ablett Unit at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in Bodelwyddan was closed in December 2013 following concerns being raised about the quality and safety of care provided on the ward. The Health Board had undertaken internal investigations resulting in some staff…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 04 May 2018 11:37:55 +0100
Report: Economic evaluation of Place2Be’s Counselling Service in Primary Schools https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/43951-report-economic-evaluation-of-place2be-s-counselling-service-in-primary-schools https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/43951-report-economic-evaluation-of-place2be-s-counselling-service-in-primary-schools Report: Economic evaluation of Place2Be’s Counselling Service in Primary Schools
Early mental health interventions in primary schools, such as one-to-one mental health support from counsellors, could both improve life chances for children over their lifetime and generate significant economic benefits, according to an independent analysis, conducted by charity Pro Bono Economics, of charity Place2Be’s school-based mental health services. The study…
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Reports & Resources Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:25:32 +0100
Evidence Review: 21st century social work with children & young people with disabilities (2018) https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/43950-evidence-review-21st-century-social-work-with-children-young-people-with-disabilities-2018 https://careappointments.co.uk/practice-reports/item/43950-evidence-review-21st-century-social-work-with-children-young-people-with-disabilities-2018 Evidence Review: 21st century social work with children & young people with disabilities (2018)
The purpose of this Evidence Review is to examine the latest practice, policy and evidence, bringing together social work in the 21st century, and reforms to support families with disabled children and young people. The authors are experts, from a range of backgrounds and professions, who share a passion and…
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Reports & Resources Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:45:17 +0100