There are many examples of best practice emerging in the field of Adult Social Care and also good communications tools and awareness building about abuse of vulnerable adults. These will be added below, so please contact us with links to sites that you would recommend.
Cornwall Council – link to their safeguarding adults e-handbook
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) – Social Care TV
Implementing Personalised Budgets
A number of organisations (including Mind, Sense RNIB ) who work with people who have very specialised needs came together to discuss the implementation of Personal/Individual Budgets for this group. They have produced a practical guide for local authorities – Putting Everyone First - to ensure that they consider the full range of factors that need to be taken into account.