The practice toolkit handbook guides you through the best approach and effective application of safeguarding with a range of helpful tools and practice based case examples.
This tool supports you individually, as a team, or as an organisation to consider the information and advice you provide about safeguarding processes and how to improve this.
This tool supports you to review what is working and not working for a person you are working with in terms of the safeguarding information and advice that they receive.
This tool introduces circles of support as a way of working.
This glossary is aimed at anyone who feels bewildered or confused by the jargon used in the work of safeguarding adults.
What might 'good' like for advocacy? contains a tool on page 26 which you can use as a checklist with a person involved in safeguarding and to inform the ways in which professionals communicate with people about safeguarding.
This tool helps to plan for the future by creating a lasting power of attorney (LPA).
This tool aims to help practitioners identify restrictions in a person's care, in order to examine whether the care is the 'least restrictive' possible, as required by the Mental Capacity Act. It can also be used as part of care planning to 'promote liberty and autonomy' in care plans.
This tool supports you to apply human rights in practice.
This tool helps you to consider the oppression that may be experienced by people you work with.
This tool looks at how you can manage the potentially conflicting demands of risk and enablement in order to promote wellbeing.
You can use this tool to help you to explore ethical dilemmas in supervision when working with complexity in promoting people's rights and safeguarding them from harm and abuse.
This tool offers tips for a safe enquiry if you suspect domestic abuse or coercive control.
The Duluth Model is an ever-evolving way of thinking about how a community works together to end domestic violence.
The aim of this tool is to motivate FGM-affected communities in the EU to work for its full abandonment.
This tool provides a framework for exploring the terms 'anti-oppressive', 'anti-discriminatory' and 'anti-racist' used in social work practice.
This tool provides a 'signs of safety and wellbeing' practice framework.
Listen to this podcast to hear more about the appreciative enquiry approach.
This tool will support you to consider your recording practice.
This tool will support you to develop skills in legal literacy.
This tool helps people to build new internal working models with a different understanding of themselves and others. From this they can change their behaviours and, therefore, their relationships.
This tool will support you in skills about motivational interviewing.
Solution-focused communication focuses on an individual's future hopes - helping them to look forward and use their own strengths to achieve their goals.
This tool from Ripfa sets out the process for a Family Group Conference.
This tool supports practice in mediation.
The restorative questions underpin a restorative practice approach and can be usefully applied in all practice in social care. Their aim is to understand the person’s perspective and to enable them to identify the resolution or solution.
This tool is based on a short SCIE video (six minutes) of a Plymouth City Council project which aims to support people with learning disability to have the confidence and skills to protect themselves. Each session involves a paid co-trainer who is an adult with learning disability.