Professional Bodies Guidance

Guidance from profession bodies such as BASW and RCN

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Social Work – safe and ethical practice during the pandemic

Social Work – safe and ethical practice during the pandemic. Note for practitioners involved in child and adult protection; multi-agency public protection; and mental health officers. This guidance is for managers and field social workers in adult, justice and children’s services, and mental health officers, regarding home visits and other face-to-face direct contact with service…

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Person-centred care during the COVID-19 pandemic: what matters to you A guide for social service workers by the SSSC

This SSSC guide provides a summary of what being person-centred can mean in practice. It contains tips on how to strengthen the relationship with the people you support through good conversations and looks at how this rights-based approach is supported by the Health and Social Care Standards and the SSSC’s Codes of Practice. The resource…

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Frequently Asked Questions to accompany Scottish Government and COSLA Guidance on Self-directed Support Option 1 and Option 2 during the Coronavirus pandemic

Frequently Asked Questions to accompany Scottish Government and COSLA Guidance on Self-directed Support Option 1 and Option 2 during the Coronavirus pandemic can be viewed here. These Frequently Asked Questions accompany National Guidance that has been developed jointly by the Scottish Government, the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) and Social Work Scotland in response…

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