Resources

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The role of technology in rural social work

Is technology the answer for rural social work?  Jane Pye, Lecturer in Social Work at Lancaster University. explores the potential benefits of using…

Changing how homecare is commissioned and delivered

How do we help people live their lives as they want? How can we commission services in a more ethical and person-centred way? The Gwynedd social care…
A resource that will help you support the participation of adults and carers throughout the Adult Support and Protection process.
Examines the experiences of parents who attend Child Protection Case Conferences (CPCCs) and explores how government guidance is, or is not, being implemented in practice.
Draws on research and policy, as well as practice experience to explore friendship, why it matters and how it can be better supported.

Care home research

An introduction for care home staff

A resource for care home staff to develop their understanding of what is involved in research in care homes.
A course that provides the tools and resources to help apply ethical principles to the planning and purchase of adult social care and support services. 
Evidence summary on the recommended approaches for developing alternative therapies to supporting young people with cancer and their families.

Foster carer recruitment

Research on better recruitment for a better fostering experience

Presents a model for organisations to use to recruit foster carers.
Discusses the trauma caused by human trafficking victimisation and the principles for effective support for survivors.

Joint investigative interviewing in Scotland

Provision of non-suggestive social support

Report on a trauma-informed model of interviewing to improve the child's experience.
A resource to support teams and organisations make positive change happen.