Briefing paper focusing on the effectiveness of interventions in complex child protection cases. Effectiveness here is defined as the prevention of further maltreatment or significant impairment to the child's development.
Document detailing competences and principles applicable to all workers involved in caring for and supporting people at the end of life regardless of whether their role is healthcare related or social care related. These competences and principles are intended to support workforce development.
Pamphlet arguing that the complexities of modern society mean that the learner has to be placed at the centre of education. It proposes personalised learning as a way of achieving this and explains how education and other public services can be transformed so that they offer genuinely personalised services.
Guidance aimed at care home and hospital staff involved in caring for residents with dementia and laying out the principles which should be applied when contemplating the use of wandering technology and the legal implications of its use.
A guide on measuring effectiveness of work with families, parents and children.
This booklet provides an overview of the key research messages from 'Quality Matters: Messages from Research' written by Mike Stein which examined the impact of the Quality Protects initiative on the quality of services for children and young people looked after by local authorities. After setting out the key messages the booklet focuses on: assessment; supporting quality care; and integrated working, training and workforce reform. A full list of the nine studies including a short description of their aims and methodology is included.
Paper pinpointing what the available evidence shows about what is meant by self assessment and how effective it can be.
This learning object provides an introduction to the assessment framework in which Norma Baldwin discusses the origins, nature and key features of the Integrated Assessment Framework. Norma currently teaches child care and protection at Dundee University's Faculty of Education and Social Work. Her extensive research into community development approaches to child protection has influenced policy development throughout the UK. Norma has also conducted developmental and evaluative work on services in a number of local authorities.
UK Government document providing local authorities with a framework for determining eligibility for adult social care in England and setting out how local authorities should carry out assessments and reviews and help people through these processes.
Code of practice intended for use by local authority staff with duties and powers under the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and containing detailed guidance on all the statutory functions bestowed on local authorities under the 2000 Act.