Inform Adults

Community Care Inform Adults provides practice guidance, legal information and learning tools for children and families social workers. If you have a subscription, go to the full site. For further information about the service or how your organisation can subscribe to Inform, please email our Helpdesk, call 020 3915 9444 or visit our 'about us' page.
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How social workers can identify coercive and controlling behaviour

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How social workers can work with domestic abuse, substance use and mental ill health

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How social work managers can manage stress

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How to manage fear in social work

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Creating online reflective spaces when working from home

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Compassion fatigue questionnaire

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How to recognise and manage secondary trauma during the pandemic

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Providing emotional support to people at the end of life and their families

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Spotting the signs of acquired brain injury (ABI) in adults: top tips

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Podcast: What skills do social workers need for strengths-based practice?

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Human rights card

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How the law on authorising deprivation of liberty will change

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How personal health budgets in England work: key information

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Identifying and assessing dementia in adults with learning disabilities

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Forced marriage of adults with learning disabilities

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Safeguarding adults with dementia: top tips

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How social workers can spot the signs of scams

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Social work with d/Deaf people: key issues in adult safeguarding

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