We have produced a series of template documents in partnership with our Total Transformation project sites. They are practical resources that have been developed to help those facing the issue of balancing choice and control with the duty to safeguard the vulnerable. We expect these documents to evolve over time and we welcome feedback on how these can be improved. To do this, please email John Waters.

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Safeguarding and risk event - June 2010  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

On these pages you will find copies of the presentations that were delivered at the Positive approaches to Safeguarding and Risk event on 29 June 2010.

Positive Risk Taking  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

Easy read version of Cumbria Learning Disability Services Poisitve Risk Taking Policy.

Safeguarding Cumbria  - Last Updated : 11 January 2011

Cumbria County Council has kindly shared their guidance on how self-directed support fits within the current safeguarding framework.

Supporting choice and control  - Last Updated : 11 January 2011

A template policy framework for delivering person centred outcomes by a positive approach to risk.

Supporting safely for people providing care and support  - Last Updated : 11 January 2011

A guide for anyone providing care and/or support to someone in their own home or in the wider community, whether or not you are being paid to do so.

Supporting safely for individuals  - Last Updated : 11 January 2011

This is a guide for individuals receiving support and their families and friends. It sets out the important principles and in some areas, the specific details of how people who use care and support can protect and maintain their health, safety and...

Risk enablement panel  - Last Updated : 11 January 2011

A template terms of reference and procedure for use by local authorities implementing self-directed support. The document has been designed to be adapted for use by local authorities, provider agencies and any other organisations that work to supp...

Last Updated : 21 January 2011. Page Author: Laura Bimpson.