What is Community Care Inform?

Community Care Inform contains a wealth of expert-written, practice-related information, including:

  • Guidance to key pieces of legislation
  • Expert articles
  • Practice guides

If you are a social worker

  • Make better informed decisions, and handle matters involving legislation with ease and accuracy. Community Care Inform will help you quickly research cases, look up expert articles and access legislation guidance – for background research, case preparation, or even academic purposes – all from a single point of reference.

If you are a manager or a director

  • With Community Care Inform, you give your team access to a trusted source of information enabling them to easily and quickly look up the resources they need to make informed decisions and improve their knowledge base.
  • Fuel a learning culture in your organisation by equipping your staff with this essential resource.

Access all the resources you need in one place

Inform search results

Find the information you need quickly and easily by using Community Care Inform’s clever search facility. It delivers search results for each type of information you might be looking for.

For example, if you search for information about ‘neglect’ you are presented with all the relevant documents on the site neatly categorised into types of information.

If you want to know what the law says about neglect, you would click on LEGISLATION. If you want to read case law summaries for cases involving neglect you would click on CASE LAW. If you want to understand how the different types of neglect are defined and how to make an assessment you would click on REFERENCE MANUALS. If you want to look at the latest government guidance or reports from leading voluntary organisations on neglect you would click on KEY DOCUMENTS. These are just a few examples of the type of information you would be presented with.

Community Care Inform supports you in your practice by putting trusted and accurate information at your fingertips.

A licence to use Community Care Inform can be purchased by organisations for use by their teams of social workers. A growing number of local authorities; universities and organisations are subscribing to Community Care Inform to support their practitioners and students and to put a wealth of professionally- critical information at their fingertips.

They recognise the benefit of being able to access a unique online service that gives access to accurate; up-to-date and trusted information written by experts specifically for those working to support children, young people and their families.

For more information contact our Helpdesk on Tel: 020 8652 3787 or Email: CCInformHelpdesk@rbi.co.uk.