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Making Safeguarding Personal; London ADASS regional temperature check report and analysis

The Care Act guidance states that Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) means that safeguarding should “be person-led and outcome-focused. It engages the person in a conversation about how best to respond to their safeguarding situation in a way that enhances involvement, choice and control as well as improving quality of life, wellbeing and safety” DH,…

Developing trusted assessment schemes: ‘essential elements’ guide

The Developing trusted assessment schemes: ‘essential elements’ guide has been published. This guide describes how local systems could implement trusted assessment to reduce, effectively and safely, the numbers and waiting times of people awaiting discharge from hospital and is also a key part of the High Impact Change Model, as…

An Investigation into the Occupational Therapy Workforce in London

Recruitment and retention issues in occupational therapy have been the subject of significant concern for many years. There is a small evidence base which suggests that satisfaction, professional development opportunities, career development pathways, supervision and the positive aspects of an individual’s role may impact positively on the occupational therapy workforce…

Better home care for older people – NICE quick guides

In collaboration with The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), NICE have developed Quick guides on two Social care topics – Home care, and Oral health in care homes. These summarise key points of guidance, and signpost relevant resources. We’re seeking feedback on the developments users would like to be included…

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