Improve the quality of social care decisions with Community Care Inform

How can we help an organisation like yours?

Reduce risk

We help ensure all social care and social work decisions are consistent, evidence based, analytical and defensible.

Save time and money

Practical information that is quick to read and easy to apply in real situations means better decisions are made earlier.

Improve quality and consistency

Trusted and quality assured tools that provide guidance, promote reflective practice and cover all the key areas of practice as well as complex and niche topics.

How we can help you

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Social care directors

Improve the consistency of high quality decision making among your social care teams by ensuring it is easy and simple for them to find expert guidance, key legislation, lessons from case law, best practice and latest research when and where they need it.

Community Care Inform Adults is designed to help frontline practitioners make confident decisions that will improve outcomes as well as stand up to the scrutiny of a court.

Social care managers

Our content is designed to be a ‘manager on the computer’ and those social workers, OTs and support workers who use Community Care Inform regularly are more autonomous, confident and feel more supported when taking difficult decisions.

Community Care Inform provides practitioners with practice guidance from experts in the field, tools and theories demonstrated in practice to improve skills and comprehensive legal guidance tailored to social work practice.

All this is available 24 hours a day no matter where they are or what they are doing. This frees up manager time and helps to improve outcomes.

Team managers also have access to dedicated tools designed to help both group and individual supervision and facilitate team training sessions.

Social care practitioners

Community Care Inform Adults provides you with a wealth of practice guidance, tools, learning, research and legal information in both bite-sized and in-depth formats.

Whether you are struggling with a difficult and complex case, evidencing your decisions in court, looking for a reminder or developing your practice, our resources are designed to be quick and easy to understand and apply to practice.

Our key features

Knowledge and practice hubs

Summaries, top tips, tools, case law, legislation, in-depth guidance, videos and more on key areas of social care practice.

Learning tools

Individual and group learning tools designed by leading experts and a CPD log for all team members.

Practice guidance

In depth guides on a huge range and variety of topics as well as at-a-glance summaries and top tips.

Legal

Summaries of the latest, significant cases with key points for practice. Comprehensive legislation and legislative guidance that is searchable and in one place.

Time-saving tools

A CPD log, citation tool and ‘save it’ button to keep important information easily at hand.

Research

The latest and most relevant social care research summarised, with key practice points highlighted.

Don’t just take our word for it

Feedback from Community Care Inform users is overwhelmingly positive.

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Statistics: Inform annual customer survey, 2016

Testimonials

Read what some of our regular users think about Community Care Inform.

I find the website tremendously easy to use and have no problems in seeking the reliable information I am looking for. Naomi Taher, social worker, integrated care team, Salford Council
I have used Inform Adults as a supervision tool for my staff to ensure they can keep up to date with research and new policy.  A good way to reflect on cases and learn new tools. Team manager, Calderdale
I have used Inform Adults to look at the Care Act, to help me understand aspects of the act that are important to my role and also other aspects that will help to inform my practice, knowledge and learning. Social worker, York

We’ve got it covered

Key practice guidance and research on the most essential social work topics has been brought together on our knowledge and practice hub pages. Browse a selection using the links below.