AD FBR 002

Adult attachment - Implications for adult social care practice: Frontline Briefing (2015)

Published: 24/09/2015

Author: Nosowska G


Attachment theory helps us to understand how attachment patterns evolve through past relationships and the impact these have on current and future behaviours and relationships, including parenting and caregiving. This briefing contains practical guidance on how to apply the latest theories to work more effectively with adults as well as how to use it in supervision and the workplace.

Professional Standards

PQS:KSS - Person-centred practice | Effective assessment and outcome based support planning | Direct work with individuals and families | Supervision, critical analysis and reflection | Assuring good social work practice and development | Promoting and supporting critical analysis and decision-making | Relationship-based practice supervision

CQC - Effective

PCF - Diversity and equality | Knowledge | Critical reflection and analysis | Intervention and skills

RCOT - Service users | Evaluate impact | Keep records