Inspection of social services for people who misuse alcohol and drugs standards and criteria.

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Work with young people who use drink or misuse drugs and other substances. The book will cover the latest government proposals to tackle drug and alcohol misuse but at the time of writing it is not clear whether a policy of minimum alcohol pricing will be introduced.

Briefing. Substance misuse services. The quality and safety of residential detoxification. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England.

We make sure that health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and encourage care. Jun 15,  · Evidence-based information on poverty and alcohol misuse from hundreds of trustworthy sources for health and social care.

View filters Guidance to help develop and improve treatment for children and young people who misuse drugs and alcohol. More How to plan and provide substance misuse services to young people in the youth justice.

Overview report of an inspection of services for people who misuse alcohol and drugs in Devon, Hackney, Hounslow, Knowlsey and Suffolk SSD's.

Individual reports have been published locally. A booklet containing standards and criteria used in the inspection is also available. Jan 10,  · Everything NICE has said on drug misuse prevention for children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart.

More This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. A summary of international evidence on effective alcohol and drug.

Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI). Independent healthcare providers will need to meet national minimum standards and will be inspected by the Healthcare Commission. Services funded through Supporting People will be regularly reviewed by local Supporting People teams to ensure they meet standards laid down by central government.

Brief guide: substance misuse services – detoxification or withdrawal from drugs or alcohol Context Detoxification or withdrawal is a key stage in achieving abstinence for people who are dependent on drugs or alcohol.

It carries health risks which can be serious and, occasionally, result in. Explore Family supports families and individuals in Nottingham City who have been affected by someone else's drug and/or alcohol misuse.

They work with partners, carers, children and young people, both one to one and in group and family settings. Explore Family can provide training for school staff on the affects of drugs and alcohol on young people.

It will be valuable reading for those studying on degrees in criminology, health, nursing, social work and counselling. Key Concepts in Substance Misuse: Drugs, Democracy and Society This book is not available as an inspection copy.

Awareness of Alcohol & Substance Misuse. Unit 3: In this Unit learners identify the reasons why people take drugs and examine their own attitude to drug users.

You will explore patterns of behaviour, types of addiction and how to spot the signs of misuse and the symptoms of withdrawal. HNC Social Services “I enjoyed being a student at Location: Aberdeen City Campus Gallowgate Aberdeen AB25 1BN.

The book also features sections on anti-oppressive practice with a focus on service user empowerment. With this third edition comes new material on social work practice with alcohol misusers, making this book even more essential reading for students and practitioners who want to engage with clients who struggle with addiction.

Substance Users and Supported Housing: What’s the Score. Report One Briefing Paper This briefing paper is written for commissioners, providers and funders of treatment, support and housing for substance misusers. It gives an overview of the relationship between drug and alcohol service provision and the delivery of housing with support.

Silent Voices: Supporting children and young people affected by parental alcohol misuse 2. Contents. Foreword. 4: Community Research Company and Lorna Templeton ; 5. children than does the misuse of illegal drugs. Yet too often, parental alcohol misuse is not taken as seriously, in spite of alcohol being addictive, easier to obtain, and.

Jan 02,  · Co-occurring substance abuse and mental health problems among homeless persons: Suggestions for research and practice a harm reduction approach and the other known as the “linear” model typically supports a goal of abstinence from alcohol and drugs.

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One way to reduce prescription drug misuse is to properly dispose of any prescription drugs that are not being used. About 80% of people that misuse prescription drugs get the medications from friends and family through theft, buying or being given the medication.

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The standard measure of the amount of alcohol in an individual’s system is known as blood alcohol concentration (BAC), which is commonly expressed in terms of a percentage. A person who has a measured a BAC of percent has eight parts of alcohol per 10, parts of blood in their system. It is vital that we recognise that we can seek to understand and work with people who have problematic substance use regardless of the type of social work that we do, and that while referral to specialist services may be required, social workers do not need to be.

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These regulations govern the coordination and provision of social services to families, children, and youth in need, including homemaker services, transportation, and domestic abuse referrals.

Also included are licensing regulations for foster homes, group homes, child caring agencies, and child placing agencies. Every day, huge numbers of people use drugs or alcohol for recreation, medication, celebration, stress management, social lubrication, or escape.

The abuse of psychoactive chemicals touches individual lives in countless ways, and clients frequently hint in therapy sessions at problems related to. Substance Misuse and Young People: Critical Issues is a comprehensive source of information on young people’s requirements for assessment, treatment and other interventions because of their misuse of substances.

It highlights approaches that enhance understanding of the routes that lead young people to substance misuse and also the routes away from it. American Society of Addiction Medicine is the Nation’s leading addiction medicine society representing physicians, clinicians and other professionals.

A substance misuse youth worker is funded by Sevenoaks District Council to work in the local community to provide: Preventative and early intervention work to reduce use of substances such as drugs, alcohol, nicotine and prescribed drugs; Support for young people Author: Janine Edmonds.

What if I am a family member or a carerof a young person using alcohol or drugs. There are many reasons why young people might experiment with alcohol or drugs. Even a small amount of these substances can have a great impact on young people’s lives and lead to problematic use. If you want to make a referral, please contact us.

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As substance use and its social impact on communities and families rises up the political agenda, this book offers a timely support for social workers and other social care staff working in this area.

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It highlights approaches that enhance understanding of the routes that lead young peop. Sheffield Drugs and Alcohol Co-ordination Team (DACT) is funded by Public Health and is part of Commissioning in the People Portfolio. We work with partners to reduce the number of people misusing drugs in Sheffield, provide safe and appropriate treatment for those misusing drugs, and reducing the harms from drug misuse.

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inspection by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission explored how well adult mental health services and drug and. The co-occurrence of anxiety disorders and alcohol use disorders (AUDs) is relatively common and is associated with a complex clinical presentation.

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Under 21 Advice for anyone under 21 or anyone supporting a young person. Family and friends Support for you and someone close to you. This service was required to have a low level of support that resulted in an inspection based on the national inspection themes and any recommendations and requirements from previous inspections, complaint or other regulatory activity.

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We will discuss making community changes that ensure that people with disabilities have physical access to buildings and other spaces that are used by the public, as well as changes to ensure their access to employment, services.Effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for reducing parental substance misuse reducing the substance misuse (alcohol and/or illicit drugs excluding tobacco) of parents with children of.In Novembergroups and organizations in Wake County working to prevent and respond to heroin and opioid overdoses formed the Wake County Drug Overdose Prevention collaboration helps combine resources to be more effective in preventing drug overdoses.

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