Practitioner Development

Thinking Ahead tool kit that family carers and/or individuals can use to plan ahead for their family members when they will no longer be around to supported them, rather than leave things to chance or statutory services to figure out

I’m Thinking Ahead is an easy read guide for people with learning disabilities that sits alongside the original Thinking Ahead guide and covers: How to plan How to make choices How to get the right housing and support Both of the guides are now also available as a downloadable pdf which…

Training package called ‘Learn with Me’ that has been co-produced with Family Carers and Local Authority Staff in London Borough of Islington.

Training package called ‘Learn with Me’ that has been co-produced with Family Carers and Local Authority Staff in London Borough of Islington. Here is the link to the website which explains the project, and has a 3 minute clip from the 45 minute film: https://www.centre404.org.uk/learnwithus/welcome Excerpt from the website: A good three…

Public release of 2015 Social Services Workforce Statistics data

Public release of 2015 Social Services Workforce Statistics data

The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has published the Personal Social Services: Staff of Social Services Departments, England as at September 2015. The report is available on our website at the following link: https://www.hscic.gov.uk/pubs/pssstaffsept15 In addition to the written report, there are also accompanying annexes that provide council level…

OPEN DIALOGUE OPEN DOORS OPEN MINDS – HR’s role in transforming Social Work delivery

OPEN DIALOGUE OPEN DOORS OPEN MINDS – HR’s role in transforming Social Work delivery

Many professionals play a vital part in keeping children and vulnerable adults safe. Alongside police officers, doctors, teachers and nurses, social workers play a critical role in this responsibility. This is why finding, developing and retaining social workers with the right skills and experience is so essential. Recently the Local Government Association,…

LGA Adults Peer Training Events

LGA Adults Peer Training Events

The Local Government Association is holding a number of free one day training events for those interested in becoming an LGA peer to take part in Adult Social Care and Adult Safeguarding Peer Challenges. This includes the new Commissioning for Better Outcomes Peer Challenges. Peer challenges are managed and delivered…

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