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Key resources

Safeguarding adults / SCIE (2017)

This is a snapshot of safeguarding adults practice and challenges based on SCIE’s work in this area and experience of providing training and consultancy support to care and health providers. It is not a comprehensive review of safeguarding practice, but SCIE hope it provokes further thinking about how to improve safeguarding, and the partnerships that need to develop for that to happen.

Building independence through planning for transition - a new quick guide from NICE and SCIE (2017)

Building independence through planning for transition, a new quick guide from NICE and SCIE, explains how early planning and access to the right information can help young people and their families to make the right choices.

Guidance and resources from NICE and the DoH

Social care quality standards

The NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care (NCCSC) uses NICE’s methods and processes to develop social care guidance for NICE. NICE will use the guidance as a basis for its quality standards for social care.

NICE quality standards are a concise set of statements designed to drive and measure improvements in the quality of care. They are not mandatory; they are intended for use in conjunction with the frameworks and regulation already in place, providing practical support to help drive up the quality of adult and children's care.

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