A quick, easy way to access key information from NICE on social care topics.
Our other social care quick guides:
A quick guide for home care managers.
A quick guide for young people and their families.
A quick guide for managers of mental health services for young people.
A quick guide for social workers.
A guide for practitioners supporting young people with mental health needs.
A quick guide for people with dementia and their family and carers following a dementia diagnosis.
A quick guide for staff delivering intermediate care services to help promote independence.
A quick guide for commissioners about arranging services for those with a learning disability.
A quick guide for people using adult social care services. This guide outlines what to expect during assessment and care planning.
A quick guide for home care managers providing medicines support about effective record keeping and ordering of medicines.
A quick guide for practitioners and managers supporting children, young people and families after abuse and neglect.
A quick guide for people using intermediate care.
A quick guide for practitioners supporting young people to help build independence through planning for transition.
A quick guide for care home managers. This guide aims to help improve oral health in adults who live in care homes.
About these guides
We've co-produced these guides with The Social Care Institute for Excellence. The idea is to create something that gives you key information for social care topics in a simple format.
They are for people who don't have the time to read large guidelines and quality standards.
In addition to the quick guides, we also have tailored resources on a number of topics. These contain key messages and are designed to help you put our guidance and standards into practice.