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The hair tool

A resource for critical friends and social workers

The hair tool helps to check social workers' knowledge and skills in working with adults with learning disability. It supports the capabilities statement for social work with adults with learning disability

It has been designed by experts by experience, and is designed as a colourful hair-do.

Social workers have to answer the questions at the bottom before moving up to the top of the hair do.

The Hair Tool includes a series of questions for experts by experience and social workers to answer. It helps experts by experience to act as critical friends - challenging their social worker in a supportive way to help them to learn and develop.