Useful links and resources for candidates relating to adult social care

Disability, Care and Support - Alzheimer’s Society - Diabetes UK - The Stroke Association - Action on Elder Abuse - Mental Health Foundation - Mencap - National Autistic Society - Royal National Institute for Deaf People - Royal National Institute of Blind People - National Association for Mental Health - BBC Headroom site - for anyone who wants to know more about
importance of good mental health – good portal for sources of help)


Professional Associations and Networks - Royal College of Nurses - Social Care Institute for Excellence - ACTAN (Association of Care Training and Assessment Networks)


Local and Central Government Department of Health - Data Protection Act - Government Public Services - Valuing People Support Team - Bristol City Council - Bath and North East Somerset Council  - North Somerset Council - South Gloucestershire Council - Equality and Human Rights Commission


West of England Area Health and Social Care Support  - Care Focus - Care and Support West


Regulatory bodies and Sector Skills Council - Care Quality Commission - Health and Safety Executive - National Institute for Clinical Excellence - Nursing and Midwifery Council


Awarding bodies - City and Guilds - OCR


Professional Journals - Nursing Times - Community Care