This workshop focuses on improving interaction between the person supported by services and the practitioner on the subject of risk. It draws on recent research, focused on adult support and protection, which highlighted the importance of improving practitioners' understanding of how the person they support views their life and the harm they might be facing.
Community Catalysts is a Community Interest Company established in January 2010 by and working in close partnership with the charity Shared Lives Plus, an organisation that promotes the effective provision of accommodation, care and support for vulnerable adults within very small-scale family and community settings. Community Catalysts works to harness the talents of people and communities to provide imaginative solutions to social issues and care needs, giving them greater choice in the way they live their lives.
The Protection of Adults Vulnerable Through Mental Disorder: Legislation and the Role of Social Work, the Local Authority and the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.
George Kappler, Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.
Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series: 15th January 2009.