Health and care for professionals

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  • Warwickshire Stop Smoking Service

    The Smoking Cessation Team offers a number or resources to support professionals in delivering stop smoking services.

  • Direct Payment Guidance

    Information and guidance on setting up and using Direct Payments.

  • Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DoLS)

    The deprivation of a person’s liberty is a very serious matter and should not happen unless it is absolutely necessary. That is why the safeguards have been created….

  • Learning and Development Service (LDS)

    We provide a range of learning and development solutions in Social Care and Health, for everyone working with & caring for adults, children young people & their families.

  • Safeguarding adults guidance for health and housing colleagues

    This safeguarding vulnerable adults guidance is a brief information sheet for health and housing workers. The guide includes the definition of a vulnerable adult, types of abuse and how to report concerns.

  • Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA)

    The MAPPA Annual Report is a review of our achievements during 2010-2011.

  • Social care – market facilitation

    Information on the external social care market, delivering services which respond to our commissioning intentions and support the personalisation agenda.

  • The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005

    The Mental Capacity Act 2005, covering England and Wales, provides a statutory framework for people who lack capacity to make decisions for themselves, or who have capacity and want to make preparations for a time when they may lack capacity in the future.

  • Research governance in social care

    More about the process by which the quality of research can be assured and the rights, dignity and safety of those involved can be protected.

  • Dementia information for Coventry and Warwickshire Practitioners

    Find the latest information about dementia for practitioners in Coventry and Warwickshire from the new Coventry and Warwickshire Living Well With Dementia Portal.

  • Adult safeguarding policy and procedure

    The Warwickshire inter-agency safeguarding vulnerable adults (adult protection) policy & procedure

  • Early Intervention Service

    Supports the vision that every child and young person, including those who are disadvantaged, can access the support they need in order to have the greatest possible opportunity to be the best they can.

  • Early Help

    Early Help Assessment offers a simple way to co-ordinate support for families in need of help from multiple services.

  • Books on prescription

    Books on prescription (BOP) is a scheme to offer patients and service users self-help books from the library under GPs and mental health professionals prescription.

  • Working with young people using alcohol

    Guidance for practitioners working with young people using alcohol

  • Drug and alcohol services for professionals

    Services that the Drug and Alcohol Awareness (DAAT) team offer, including training opportunities and other resources for professionals and practitioners.

  • Drug and alcohol service modernisation

    Following a competitive tendering process, Addaction, a national substance misuse charity, in consortium with Cranstoun, another provider of specialist services, have won the contract to provide support and recovery focused treatment for people affected by drug and alcohol misuse throughout the region.

  • Integrated Disability Service

    The Integrated Disability Service can provide a number of resources for use with pupils and students with different needs through their teaching and learning teams.

  • Carer Aware – online training course and information toolkit

    If you want to improve your knowledge and awareness about informal carers – then this on-line resource is for you.

Health and care for professionals was last updated on August 14, 2017.