Professional Standards Guidance

Professional Standards Guidance by Social Care England, professional_standards_guidance_final.pdf (0.3 MiB) – The new specialist regulator for social workers, in collaboration with a range of stakeholders, has developed new rules and standards for the social work profession. This document provides guidance

Professional standards

Professional standards by Social Care England, 1227_socialworkengland_standards_prof_standards_final-aw.pdf (77 KiB) – The new specialist regulator for social workers, in collaboration with a range of stakeholders, has developed new rules and standards for the social work profession. This document provides guidance on

BREXIT: Risk register and mitigation plan for social care providers

BREXIT: Risk register and mitigation plan for social care providers by Voluntary Organisations Disability Group, 2017-VODG-Brexit-risk-register-and-mitigation-plan-for-social-care-providers_2.pdf (0.5 MiB) – This resource helps social care providers assess the risks, issues and opportunities facing the sector. It takes the key risks that

UK healthcare property market overview: autumn/winter 2019

UK healthcare property market overview: autumn/winter 2019 by Knight Frank, uk-healthcare-property-market-overview-autumn-winter-2019-6809.pdf (7.8 MiB) – Knight Frank report providing market intelligence that gives a snapshot of trends in health and care property markets. It contains data on the market performance of

English local government funding: Trends and challenges in 2019 and beyond

English local government funding: Trends and challenges in 2019 and beyond by Harris T, Hodge L and Phillips D, English-local-government-funding-trends-and-challenges-in-2019-and-beyond-IFS-Report-166.pdf (1.6 MiB) – Institute for Fiscal Studies report looking at councils’ revenues and spending, focusing on the trends and choices

My home life: Promoting quality of life in care homes

My home life: Promoting quality of life in care homes by Owen T and Meyer J, JRF-report-on-care-home-quality-of-life-full.pdf (0.9 MiB) – This report summarises the lessons learnt from the My Home Life Programme examining ‘what works’ in the promotion of ‘voice,

A manifesto for the future

A manifesto for the future by Care England, Care-England-Manifesto-2019-website_0.pdf (0.3 MiB) – Care England, a representative body for independent providers of adult social care, is calling for fair funding, proportionate regulation and due recognition that maintaining that quality care cannot

Strengths-based social work practice with adults: Roundtable report

Strengths-based social work practice with adults: Roundtable report by Department of Health, Strengths-based_social_work_practice_with_adults.pdf (3.3 MiB) – The aim of the workshop was to develop a common understanding in relation to the shared components of the different but complementary approaches under

Strengths-based approach: Practice Framework and Practice Handbook

Strengths-based approach: Practice Framework and Practice Handbook by Department of Health and Social Care, stengths-based-approach-practice-framework-and-handbook.pdf (3.9 MiB) – The Department of Health and Social Care has developed: a strengths-based practice framework a supporting handbook showing what strengths-based practice is and

Who cares? The financialisation in social care

Who cares? The financialisation in social care by Blakeley G and Quilter-Pinner H, who-cares-financialisation-in-social-care-2-.pdf (0.7 MiB) – Institute for Public Policy Research report that identifies that social care’s reliance on private bed provision is growing, and larger providers – particularly

Review of Adult Social Care Complaints 2018-2019

Review of Adult Social Care Complaints 2018-2019 by Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, ASC-REVIEW-18-19-access.pdf (5.1 MiB) – Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman report that finds that the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has found problems in nearly two

Homing in on free personal care

Homing in on free personal care by Bushnell J and Roche M, Homing_in_on_free_personal_care_0.pdf (6.8 MiB) – Independent Age report that outlines the various reasons why free personal care can help provide the systemic change that social care is in need