Unit 505 Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care
1 Understand Partnership working
Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) – We have inspectors who keep a check on our home they are responsible for inspecting social care and social services to make sure that they are safe for the people who use them. They are the regulator for social care and social services in Wales, from child minders and nurseries to homes for older people. They aim to: Provide independent assurance about the quality and availability of social care in Wales Safeguard adults and children, making sure that their rights are protected; Improve Care by encouraging and promoting improvements in the safety, quality and availability of social care services. Inform policy, standards and provide independent professional advice to the people developing policy, the public and social care sector.
In Safe Hands - The role of Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW.) It reflects the integration of the former Care Standards Inspectorate for Wales and the Social Services Inspectorate Wales. The report details the roles and responsibilities of CSSIW in relation to other statutory bodies. This includes local authorities who have the lead role in coordinating the development of local policies and procedures in adult protection.
Care Council for Wales – We are registered with the care council for wales they are a leading role in making sure the workforce delivering social services in Wales is working to a high standard. This includes developing a confident and competent workforce in social services and childcare. They can work effectively, make well-informed judgments, based on up to date evidence, in the best interests of the people they work with. Code of Practice for Workers - The Code for Workers sets down the standards of conduct expected of social care workers. It will ensure that workers know what is expected of them and that the public know what standards of