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Bridging the gap: transitional safeguarding

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A joint, independent briefing setting out the importance of transitional safeguarding within adult social work has been published on GOV.UK. The briefing describes what transitional safeguarding is, why it is needed and how the contribution of adult social work is essential to developing and embedding a more transitional approach to safeguarding young people into adulthood.

Supporting people living with dementia: new safeguarding guidance

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This blog introduces new guidance, “Supporting people living with dementia to be involved in adult safeguarding enquiries” following research undertaken by Dr Jeremy Dixon. Dr Dixon writes about his experience of working with experts by experience and how it informed the suggestions for good practice in the guidance. 

Anti-Slavery Day and social work's duty to call out exploitation

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Human trafficking and modern-day slavery remain a very real experience for far too many people in the UK and across the world today. Today is Anti-Slavery Day and we wanted to use our social work blog to highlight the very painful realities of its effects on people and our roles as social workers as being able to support individuals and be part of the solution.

Chaos and conflict – mitigating the impact of alcohol dependency on families

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I am very pleased to welcome to the blog my colleague and counterpart based at the Department for Education, the Chief Social Worker for Children and Families, Isabelle Trowler. Although based in separate departments we work together to make social …

Safeguarding Adults Review library project proposes focus on systems learning

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The abuse or death of an adult receiving or in need of care rightly raises questions about whether the support they received could have been better and what can be learned to improve its provision in the future. Conducting Safeguarding …