Social care

BMA toolkit to help doctors protect vulnerable adults

New guidance issued by the British Medical Association (BMA) says doctors have an obligation to take action if they suspect vulnerable adults are being abused or neglected. The Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults toolkit also outlines legislation that is in place to … Read more → – BMA toolkit to help doctors protect vulnerable adults

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Consultation on new suicide prevention strategy

The Department for Health has launched a consultation on a draft cross-government suicide prevention strategy for England, to reduce the suicide rate and improve support for those bereaved or affected by suicide. The draft strategy brings together knowledge about groups … Read more → – Consultation on new suicide prevention strategy

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Reforming the regulation of health and social care workers

On 16 February, the Government published Enabling excellence: autonomy and accountability for healthcare workers, social workers and social care workers, setting out its plans for reforming and sustaining the system for regulating health and social care workers. This is as … Read more → – Reforming the regulation of health and social care workers

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End of Life Care guidance and resources

A practical guide published by the National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCP) aims to improve the end of life care of people with learning disabilities – including the increasing numbers living into old age. The route to success in … Read more → – End of Life Care guidance and resources

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