Social Care Jargon Buster (Think Local Act Personal)

Summary

There is a plain English guide to commonly used social care terms and phrases. The “Social Care Jargon Buster” was commissioned by Think Local Act Personal and produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), with contributions from Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, Age UK, Carers Trust, Department of Health, Independent Age, Local Government Association, National Coproduction Advisory Group, Royal College of General Practitioners, SCOPE and Voiceability.

The 52 terms defined in this glossary are:

  1. Abuse.
  2. Adult Social Care.
  3. Advocacy.
  4. Aids and Adaptations.
  5. Assessment.
  6. Benefits.
  7. Broker.
  8. Care Plan.
  9. Carer.
  10. Care Worker.
  11. Client Contribution.
  12. Client group.
  13. Commissioner.
  14. Community Care Services.
  15. Community Health Services.
  16. Continuing Health Care.
  17. Co-Production.
  18. Direct Payments.
  19. Eligibility.
  20. Home Care.
  21. Independent Living.
  22. Integrated Care.
  23. Occupational Therapist.
  24. Older People.
  25. Outcomes.
  26. Personal Assistant.
  27. Personal Budget.
  28. Personalisation.
  29. Pre-Assessment.
  30. Preventive Services.
  31. Primary Care.
  32. Reablement.
  33. Referral.
  34. Residential Care.
  35. Resource Allocation System.
  36. Respite Care.
  37. Review.
  38. Rights.
  39. Risk Assessment.
  40. Safeguarding.
  41. Self-Assessment.
  42. Self-Directed Support.
  43. Self-Funding.
  44. People Who Use Services.
  45. Signposting.
  46. Single Assessment Process.
  47. Social Worker.
  48. Support Plan.
  49. Telecare.
  50. Universal Services.
  51. Voluntary Organisations.
  52. Wellbeing.

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Reference

Social Care Jargon Buster: 52 of the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean. London: Think Local Act Personal (TLAP), September 2013.

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