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I no longer feel abnormal for wanting to work with older people, not children

I no longer feel abnormal for wanting to work with older people, not children | Social services news | Scoop.it
As a child, Natasha Wilson learned a lot from her older relatives, who became her inspiration for working in social care
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Inspiring Images of Social Care 2016: view the shortlist and vote for your favourite

Inspiring Images of Social Care 2016: view the shortlist and vote for your favourite | Social services news | Scoop.it
Vote now for your favourite image from Community Care's Inspiring Image of Social Care competition 2016
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Building resilient social workers is everybody’s business

Building resilient social workers is everybody’s business | Social services news | Scoop.it
Educators, employers, managers, colleagues and social workers themselves all have a role to play in creating resilient teams and workplaces
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Six things to change in community healthcare for older people

Six things to change in community healthcare for older people | Social services news | Scoop.it
In a recent live chat experts told the Guardian Healthcare Network how support for older people could be improved
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Conference to educate in digital safety and wellbeing

Conference to educate in digital safety and wellbeing | Social services news | Scoop.it
Experts will be gathering at Plymouth University this month to discuss digital safety in social care, health and education settings.
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Current vacancies - Scottish Social Services Council

Current vacancies - Scottish Social Services Council | Social services news | Scoop.it
Information on working for the Scottish Social Services Council including the latest vacancies
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Life stories in dementia care: we all have a story and cannot be understood without it

Life stories in dementia care: we all have a story and cannot be understood without it | Social services news | Scoop.it
Life story work is being promoted as a way to make dementia care more person-centred. But does it actually help?
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Rise in care homes going out of business

Rise in care homes going out of business | Social services news | Scoop.it
Rise in care homes going out of business, research by accountancy firm Moore Stephens finds
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Care services ‘at risk from living wage’

Care services ‘at risk from living wage’ | Social services news | Scoop.it
Image copyright PA Care services for the elderly and disabled could hit “breaking point” when the new National Living Wage comes into effect, councils say.
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Anticipatory Care Planning (ACP) A Call for Action

Anticipatory Care Planning (ACP) A Call for Action | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Anticipatory Care Planning (ACP) A Call for Action - Thursday, 9 June 2016 at COSLA Conference Centre. Find event and ticket information.
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Don't force young people out of children's homes at 18

Don't force young people out of children's homes at 18 | Social services news | Scoop.it
We wouldn’t make our own child leave home before they were ready – so why do we discriminate against children in care?
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‘Burnt out’ social worker tells HCPC to remove him from register after practice failings

‘Burnt out’ social worker tells HCPC to remove him from register after practice failings | Social services news | Scoop.it
The experienced social worker made the request while he was facing allegations of poor practice
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Swansea research team publishes booklet of care home 'magic moments'

Swansea research team publishes booklet of care home 'magic moments' | Social services news | Scoop.it
A booklet published by Swansea University seeks to highlight the 'magic moments' that happen i
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Fife’s health and social care partners outline three-year plan - The Courier

Fife’s health and social care partners outline three-year plan - The Courier | Social services news | Scoop.it
Fife’s Health and Social Care Partnership has published its full Strategic Plan for the years up to 2019.
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Care files: sensitivity and openness needed when compiling and sharing records

Care files: sensitivity and openness needed when compiling and sharing records | Social services news | Scoop.it
Social workers recording information on children in care should be alert to individual circumstances and keep future disclosure in mind, says David Riley
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Managing child protection meant living with depression and dread – so I left

Managing child protection meant living with depression and dread – so I left | Social services news | Scoop.it
How anxiety affected former social work manager JR Finch's health and personal life
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Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief :: It takes a village

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief :: It takes a village | Social services news | Scoop.it
RT @ndccharity: Scotland: Inspiring Death Awareness Week, May 9-15. #ItTakesAVillage @LifeDeathGrief https://t.co/1gS4F6jTOj #DeathLiteracy…
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If you thought social care was a career just for women, you're wrong

If you thought social care was a career just for women, you're wrong | Social services news | Scoop.it
Despite common misconceptions, more men are finding social care to be a fulfilling profession, with plenty of future prospects
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Fife helps pilot mental health and physical activities project - The Courier

Fife helps pilot mental health and physical activities project - The Courier | Social services news | Scoop.it
Fife will join in a pioneering mental health project. Experts from Edinburgh Napier University will assess the impact of a £1million programme to help people with mental health problems become more physically active.
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Social care staff, share your stories

Social care staff, share your stories | Social services news | Scoop.it
We want to hear the stories you never tell about what working in social care is really like
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Why I became a social worker

Why I became a social worker | Social services news | Scoop.it
From Israel to New Zealand, six social workers from around the world share their stories of what attracted them to the profession
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Rebuilding Childhood conference

Rebuilding Childhood conference | Social services news | Scoop.it
Our conference will bringing together professionals, experts and policy makers from across Scotland and beyond, to consider cutting-edge developments in responding to and preventing abuse.
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Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind | Social services news | Scoop.it
Peace of Mind is a collaborative project between SPAEN (SC499311) a company limited by guarantee with no share capital and registered in Scotland under Scottish Charity Number SCO29930 an
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Your Professional Portfolio: Documenting Your Social Work Career

Your Professional Portfolio: Documenting Your Social Work Career | Social services news | Scoop.it
Some undergraduate and graduate social work programs require their students to have an academic portfolio as part of graduation requirements. Is this the same as a professional social work portfolio?
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