Millie Witcher and Sarah Rowe appraise a randomised controlled trial on the effect of low-intensity treatments for self-harm among people with suicidal ideation, which has some important findings.[read the full story...]
Harm minimisation for self-harm: mixed-method analysis of electronic health care records finds it can be helpful
Holly Crudgington reviews a mixed-methods analysis of electronic health records in secondary mental healthcare on harm minimisation for the management of self-harm.[read the full story...]
Should clinicians be developing a suicide safety plan with their patients?
Felicity Pearce, Bani Kahai and Derek Tracy summarise a recent meta-analysis examining safety planning-type interventions for suicide prevention.[read the full story...]
The ‘S’ word: safeguarding and service user experiences in England
Chenel Walker summarises a recent user-led exploratory study about mental health service user experiences of targeted violence and abuse in the context of adult safeguarding in England.[read the full story...]
A ‘temperature check’ survey of local authority staff about implementing Making Safeguarding Personal
Caroline Norrie’s blog considers findings from a telephone survey of local authority staff in England about progress implementing the ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ approach.[read the full story...]
Making Safeguarding Personal: are we there yet?
Blog and Campfire about the ADASS 2016 Temperature Check of progress in English local authorities towards Making Safeguarding Personal.[read the full story...]
What do advocates think of their professional roles?
Jill Manthorpe reports on a qualitative study that explores advocates views and experiences of their role in social care.[read the full story...]
Rape of older people: challenging the ‘Real Rape’ stereotype
Jill Manthorpe welcomes a recent paper by Bows & Westmarland, which provides a very useful summary of research about the rape and sexual violence committed against older women in the UK.[read the full story...]
Reflections on Reimagining Social Care
Sarah Carr takes a look at a new report from Research in Practice for Adults which uses evidence to reimagine social care.[read the full story...]
Access to justice for victims and survivors of elder abuse
Jill Manthorpe looks at a study on access to justice for victims of elder abuse and considers the implications for adult safeguarding practice and the implementation of Making Safeguarding Personal policy.[read the full story...]