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Covid-19 and safeguarding

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Right now, in the heart of a coronavirus pandemic, we are all feeling vulnerable. But even now, when we all need protection, people receiving social care services are often seen as being at additional risk. SCIE's Hugh Constant returns with a timely blog considering the challenges of maintaining familiar safeguarding processes in an unfamiliar situation.

From DoLS to LPS: an important time for mental capacity

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Sometime in the next few months, the transition from Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) to Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) will begin. Hugh Constant, Head of Practice Development, Consultancy and Training at the Social Care Institute for Excellence, looks ahead to what the changes will mean in practice.

Strengths based social care needs a different kind of leadership

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Strength based social care needs a different kind of leadership says the Social Care Institute for Excellence's Ewan King in his latest blog. "Leadership is a collaborative process, building coalitions of people who want to make a difference". Find out more...

NCASC 2018: Small scale innovation will not be enough to sustain social care

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Ewan King, director of business development and delivery, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) looks forward to discussing this and other hot topics at this week's NCASC conference in Manchester.   It is easy to forget in immensely difficult …