Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults is the comprehensive guide to keeping accurate, effective and complete records in safeguarding adults work.
This book explains why good record-keeping is essential: it covers crucial skills in recording, including how to write effectively; evidential requirements when writing statements and reports for court; and minute-taking. The book includes best practice points, exercises and examples of good recording. Each chapter also features informative, anecdotal experiences and comments from experts in safeguarding adults work, including police and lawyers, on what is needed in written records and how to present evidence clearly and persuasively.
This book is essential reading for all safeguarding adults practitioners who are required to keep records, including social workers, probation officers, nurses, support workers, residential and day care staff, volunteers and advocates.
|Publisher:||Kingsley, Jessica Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
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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