Transforming adult social care

Transforming adult social care

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Adult social care has emerged as a distinct policy area in the UK that has come under increasing scrutiny by the government. With the expectation that many more adults will need care and support in the near future, many policymakers have argued for a transformation of adult care. The focus of this wide-ranging book is on the major themes in the policies governing the provision of adult care. It is one of the first books to deal with adult social care as a distinct entity, providing up-to-date information on contemporary government policies, debates, and research. The book encourages readers to think critically about decisions being made and about the direction of future initiatives.The consultation showed that the No secrets policy had significantly raised the profile of adult safeguarding but respondents also talked of ... Following the Birchard inquiry (Home office, 2004), set up after the Soham murders ofJessica Chapman and HollyWells, which, ... the Vetting and Barring Scheme whereby the ISA was responsible for barring those considered to pose a risk to vulnerable adults (andanbsp;...

Title:Transforming adult social care
Author:Ann Marie Gray, Derek Birrell
Publisher:Policy Press - 2013


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