Guide for social services departments to implementing the Protection of Vulnerable Adults scheme which is designed to act as a workforce ban on care workers who have harmed vulnerable adults in their care by adding another layer of protection to pre-employment processes such as Criminal Records Bureau checks.
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SCIE, in the formation of its good practice guidance for the social care sector seeks to include all relevant kinds of knowledge and strongly believes that it is only through looking at the sector from a whole perspective - including the views of service users and practitioners - that we can truly advise social care workers on what works best.
This report provides guidance on the support available to young runaways; analysis of reasons and risks; statistical information; procedures for professionals and examples of good practice.
Report of a project which gathered the views of children and young people on specific, high level aspects of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in England.
Pamphlet drawing attention to the social damage caused by the asset gap in the UK and arguing that the welfare and tax systems are disempowering for those in poverty and should be used to promote and facilitate self-reliance and independence.
Document setting out the action Government will take in response to the recommendations of the Advisory Group on Drug and Alcohol Education.
Integrating organisations and services is a daunting task and there is plenty of evidence that outcomes can be poor if services are delivered in a fragmented way to people who need access to care. With that in mind, Government has placed a duty of partnership on the main statutory bodies and integration remains a major aspect of its ‘modernisation’ plans for public services.
Report on how local authorities spent additional funding to make progress in raising the attainment of children in care.
This resource is a guide for GP’s to plan a strategy that will ensure the right intervention and diagnosis, at the right time, for people with Down’s Syndrome and dementia.
This publication is a companion volume to the Guidance on the Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families. It is a significant contribution to a major programme of work led by the Department of Health to provide guidance, practice materials and training resources on assessing children in need and their families.