Recently added:

May 2022 – Social Work Practice with Carers (Research in Practice for Adults, Department of Health and Social Care)

(see Department of Health and Social Care / HM Government section)

This page provides links to statutory and national guidance. Click on the headings below to view the linked documents:

COVID Resources

Department of Health and Social Care / HM Government

Home Office

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS)

Local Government Association (LGA)

LGA and ADASS

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Skills for Care and Skills for Health

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

Think Local, Act Personal

Other Organisations

See also Provider Resources for Care Quality Commission Reports

COVID Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (NHS)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (UK Government)

COVID-19: Adult Social Care Risk Reduction Framework (Department of Health and Social Care)

COVID-19 Resource and Best Practice Hub for Social Care (SCIE)

COVID-19: Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities and Autistic Adults (Department of Health and Social Care)

Overview of Adult Social Care Guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Department of Health and Social Care)

Responding to COVID-19: the Ethical Framework for Adult Social Care (Department of Health and Social Care)

Department of Health and Social Care / HM Government

Home Office

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Other National Guidance

Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS)

Local Government Association (LGA)

LGA and ADASS

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Click here to view all NICE Quick Guides on social care topics

Skills for Care and Skills for Health

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

See also Social Care Online – SCIE’s database of information and research on all aspects of social care and social work

Think Local, Act Personal

Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and Contracting for Flexible Support Practice guidance to support implementation of the Care Act 2014 

Other Organisations