Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults

Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults

by Jacki Pritchard, Simon Leslie


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849051125
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 12/15/2010
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jacki Pritchard practises as an independent social worker and is registered with the General Social Care Council. She is Director of the company Jacki Pritchard Ltd which provides training, consultancy and research in social care and also produces training materials. Jacki specialises in working directly with victims of abuse and was the founder of the organisation Beyond Existing, Support Groups for Adults Who Have Been Abused. Jacki has written widely on the subject of adult protection and has been Series Editor of the Good Practice in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice series, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, since 1993. Simon Leslie is a qualified solicitor and is Team Principal of the Berkshire Joint Legal Team which advises and represents a consortium of local authorities in Berkshire on all aspects of adult and children's social care. He designs and provides training on a range of legal topics related to social care, and has contributed to publications on adult protection.

Table of Contents

1 The Need for this Book and How to Use It 9

2 The Purpose of Keeping Records 20

3 Access to Records and Information Sharing 32

4 Back to Basics: Good Recording Skills 48

5 Tools, for Effective Recording 73

6 Evidential Requirements 1: Preserving and Presenting the Evidence 94

7 Evidential Requirements 2: Pre-alert to Case Conference 118

8 Risk Assessment and Developing Safeguarding Plans 143

9 Minute-Taking in Safeguarding Adults Meetings 175

10 Report Writing for Court 202

References 214

Index 216

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