The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) website has a comprehensive section on Whistleblowing. Section headings cover:
- Whistleblowing for employers.
- Whistleblowing for employees.
- Whistleblowing codes of conduct.
- Whistleblowing: what the research and policy says.
“An important part of promoting dignity is ensuring a working environment that encourages employees to challenge poor or dangerous practice. Good leadership and an open and honest culture can enable individuals to feel comfortable about raising concerns with their colleagues or managers. Unfortunately, in some cases the work environment is not so open and employers not so receptive to concerns about malpractice. Blowing the whistle is not easy and needs careful consideration but it is a vital part of safeguarding for adults in health and social care services”.
Read more Dignity in care: Whistleblowing.
SCIE (2013). Whistleblowing (Online Resources). London: Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), 2013.
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 9, August 2013].