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Implementing safeguarding and personalisation in social work: Findings from practice

Stevens, Martin, Woolham, John, Manthorpe, Jill, Aspinall, Fiona, Hussein, Shereen, Baxter, Kate, Samsi, Kritika, Ismail, Mohamed (2018) Implementing safeguarding and personalisation in social work: Findings from practice. Journal of Social Work, 18 (1). pp. 3-22. ISSN 1468-0173. (doi:10.1177/1468017316652001) (KAR id:68294)

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Abstract

- Summary: This paper reports on part of a research study carried out in three local

safeguarding and personalisation. The study included statistical analysis of data on safeguarding

managers, social workers, other staff working on safeguarding and with service users.

highlighting their perspectives and experiences.

views about risks associated with Direct Payments, approaches to minimising risk;

workers identified similar ranges and kinds of risks to those identified in the national

and their exercise of discretion to assess and manage risks. For example, some

budget as a Direct Payment or suggest they take only part of a personal budget as

- Application: This exploratory study supports the continued need for skilled social

Implementing these policies may entail a new form of ‘care and control’, which may

and positive outcomes attained.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/1468017316652001
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: M3 - Article [Field not mapped to EPrints] U2 - 10.1177/1468017316652001 [Field not mapped to EPrints] JO - Journal of Social Work [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: Social work, personalisation, direct payments, personal budgets, safeguarding
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Depositing User: Shereen Hussein
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 11:49 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:56 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/68294 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hussein, Shereen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7946-0717
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