Priority 3 from the Adult Social Work PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How is ‘wellbeing’ understood and incorporated into adult social work practice?  How can we assess whether adult social workers impact on the well-being of people using services? (JLA PSP Priority 3)
Overall ranking 3
JLA question ID 0074/3
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How can we do better; what are service users experiences of the promotion of the promotion of wellbeing and how could this be better? ~ How are social workers implementing the principle of well being into the assessment process and supporting people to achieve their personal aspirations? ~ What role do social models and theories play in improving wellbeing? ~ How do adult social workers ensure it is the persons definition of their wellbeing rather than a societal / subjective view of wellbeing that is being promoted?
Submitted by Individual survey submissions categorised by Carer, Service User, Other, Group Member, Educator, Manager, Other, Frontline Practitioner, Student, Volunteer.  For full details of the type of submitter for each individual question, please see the spreadsheet of data held on the JLA website.
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0074
PSP name Adult Social Work
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 61  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 20 July 2018