May 2022

Below is the contents of the Knowsley Adult Social Care APPP Portal. It is divided into different sections; each with a number of specific chapters. The different sections can be accessed by clicking on the arrow next to ‘Contents’ on the left of the screen. By clicking on the word ‘Contents’, all of the sections and chapters will be displayed.

Each title is either a link to information on the Knowsley intranet, on the Knowsley Council website, to a page on an external website or an APPP Portal chapter (which has a red band at the top).

1.1 ADASS: Deprivation of Liberty Forms

1.2 Car User Scheme

1.3 Counting the Cost of Care: The Council’s Role in informing Public Choices about Care Homes

1.4 Disability Related Expenditure NAFAO Guide

1.5 Disability Related Expenditure 

1.6 NHS Merseycare Section 136 of Mental Health Act 1983 Joint Agency Policy and Procedure

1.7 North West Regional Policy and Guidance for Conveying Mental Health Patients

1.8 Transport Policy

1.9 Case Recording Standards and Information Sharing 

1.10 Audit Cycle

1.11 Moving and Handling

1.12 Work Planning and Appraisal

1.13 Lone Working

1.14 Liverpool City Region: Ordinary Residence Practice Guidance

1.15 Top Up Payments

1.16 Direct Payments

1.17 Knowsley Secure Transfer of Personal Information Protocol

1.18 Staff Induction

1.19 Social Work Quality Assurance Practice Standards Benchmarking Toolkit

3.1 Customer Care Policy

3.2 Data Protection

3.3 Developing People

3.4 Equality and Diversity

3.5 Equality and Diversity Policy Statement 2017-2020

3.6 Flexible Working Policy

3.7 Freedom of Information

3.8 Complaints, Comments, Compliments and Questions

3.9 Information Security

3.10 Information Sharing, Data Processing and Privacy Notices

3.11 Managing Conduct, Performance and Information Policy

3.12 Managing Conduct, Performance and Information Policy: Grievance Guidance Notes

3.13 Progression Policy

3.14 Records Management

3.15 Records Management Policy (Data Protection)

3.16 Sickness Absence Management Policy

3.17 Social Media

3.18 Social Workers Supervision Policy

3.19 Social Care Support Workers Supervision Policy

3.20 Time off Policy

3.21 Unacceptable Behaviour – Escalation Policy

3.22 Whistleblowing

4.1 Knowsley Adult Social Care Market Position Statement 2016-2019

4.2 Knowsley All Age Carers Strategy 2020-2025

4.3 Transforming Adult Social Care 2017-2020

4.4 Knowsley Children and Young People’s Plan 2021-2024

4.5 Knowsley Children Looked After and Care Leavers Strategy and Action Plan 2020-2023

4.6 Knowsley Council’s Corporate Plan 2017-2020

4.7 Knowsley Council’s Extra Care Nominations Policy

4.8 Knowsley Financial Inclusion Strategy 2016-2019

4.9 Knowsley Knowledge Joint Strategic Needs Assessments

4.10 Knowsley Partnership Community Safety Plan 2017-2020

4.11 Knowsley Partnership Domestic Abuse Reduction Strategy 2017-2020

4.12 Knowsley Preventing Homelessness Strategy 2020-2025

4.13 The Local Account for Adult Social Care 2016

4.14 Strategy for Knowsley 2016-2020

4.15 Knowsley Older People’s Strategy 2018-2021

4.16 Knowsley Dementia Friendly Strategy 2018-2021

4.17 Knowsley Safeguarding Adults Workforce Development Strategy 2016-2019


5.1.1 Care Act 2014 

5.1.2 Children and Families Act 2014

5.1.3 European Union Convention on Human Rights

5.1.4 Human Rights Act 1998

5.1.5 Mental Capacity Act 2005

5.1.6 Mental Health Act 2007

5.1.7 Policing and Crime Act 2017

5.1.8 Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014

5.1.9 SEND Code of Practice 0-25 Years

5.1.10 Homelessness

Statutory, National and Professional Guidance

5.2.1 Care and Support Statutory Guidance

5.2.2 Social  Work England

5.2.3 Mental Capacity Act and Code of Practice

5.2.4 Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty 

5.2.5 Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice

5.2.6 NHS Continuing Healthcare Decision Support Tool

5.2.7 National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS funded Nursing Care

5.2.8 Personalisation

5.2.9 End of Life Care

5.2.10 Hospital Discharge Service 

5.2.11 Making Safeguarding Personal

5.2.12 Defining Mental Disorder

5.2.13 Section 117 Aftercare

5.2.14 Interface between the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 1983 (amended 2007)

5.2.15 Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Service

5.2.16 Best Interests

5.2.17 Making Advance Decisions

5.2.18 Ill Treatment and Wilful (Deliberate) Neglect

5.2.19 No Recourse to Public Funds

5.2.20 Disclosure and Barring

5.2.21 Outcomes in Adult Social Care

5.2.22 Mental Health Act 1983

5.2.23 Data Protection Legislation and Guidance

5.2.24 Modern Slavery

5.2.25 Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Work

5.2.26 Accessible Information Standard

5.2.27 Equality, Diversity and Human Rights