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What's it all about?

What's it all about? | Social services news | Scoop.it
Membership criteria: We're not fussy! If you are interested in adult social care and curry you are in! How much does it cost to participate? The cost of your curry. This is a coalition of the willi...
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Exploring collaborative learning, research and action in public service reform: Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Change Fund Beyond Action Learning initiative | What Works Scotland

Exploring collaborative learning, research and action in public service reform: Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Change Fund Beyond Action Learning initiative | What Works Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
“we certainly felt we had the power to influence change for our own area and our own issues” Action Learning report https://t.co/ixnbsZVMXq
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Social Work with Older People: Development of Capabilities Statement and Professional Development Pathway for Social Workers | BASW News

Social Work with Older People: Development of Capabilities Statement and Professional Development Pathway for Social Workers | BASW News | Social services news | Scoop.it
The British Association of Social Workers is the independent and member-led professional association of social workers in the United Kingdom.
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People Powered Health and Wellbeing Review of 2016 | The ALLIANCE

People Powered Health and Wellbeing Review of 2016 | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it
.@pphwscot Promoting lived experiencein service design and delivery, demonstrating social and economic case https://t.co/uISHQzyq7t https://t.co/m9AQO7bvRw
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Research in Practice for Adults | The impact of health inequalities on people with learning disabilities

Research in Practice for Adults | The impact of health inequalities on people with learning disabilities | Social services news | Scoop.it
Doing more to support the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities - new blog from @NDTiSue https://t.co/pF1wdhgyQw
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Dumfries and Galloway Council: Fairness and Equality for Disabled People in Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries and Galloway Council: Fairness and Equality for Disabled People in Dumfries and Galloway | Social services news | Scoop.it
Hi.  My name is Andrew Doyle and I need your help to stop an unfair attack on the lives of disabled people, people with mental health conditions and other support needs in Dumfries and Galloway.   The local council has started to ask people who need social care to pay between £25 and £35 more pe
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Working together not falling apart: Designing, delivering and surviving health and social care integration. Part 1 of 4

Working together not falling apart: Designing, delivering and surviving health and social care integration. Part 1 of 4 | Social services news | Scoop.it
Designing, delivering and surviving health and social care integration
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The social care crisis hits disabled people hard. So why are they forgotten? | Frances Ryan

The social care crisis hits disabled people hard. So why are they forgotten? | Frances Ryan | Social services news | Scoop.it
The debate focuses on the elderly, but hundreds of thousands of people of all ages are made to suffer because the vital help they need is being cut
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Health and social care integration | National Audit Office Press Releases

The National Audit Office warns that progress with integration of health and social care has, to date, been slower and less successful than envisaged and has no
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What matters to you day 2017

What matters to you day 2017 | Social services news | Scoop.it
‘What matters to you? day is being held on 6 June 2017, please save the date and plan now for how you might join in on the day. The aim this year is not only to encourage and support more meaningful conversations, but also to focus on the action that needs to happen in response…
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'DEFENDING WELFARE, WELCOMING REFUGEES: ANOTHER SOCIAL WORK IS POSSIBLE!'

'DEFENDING WELFARE, WELCOMING REFUGEES: ANOTHER SOCIAL WORK IS POSSIBLE!' | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - SOCIAL WORK ACTION NETWORK presents 'DEFENDING WELFARE, WELCOMING REFUGEES: ANOTHER SOCIAL WORK IS POSSIBLE!' - Saturday, 8 April 2017 | Sunday, 9 April 2017 at TEESIDE UNIVERSITY. Find event and ticket information.
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The changing face of Self Management in Scotland - Alliance Scotland Viewpoint | The ALLIANCE

The changing face of Self Management in Scotland - Alliance Scotland Viewpoint | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it

In our latest viewpoint, Kevin Geddes, the ALLIANCE's Director of Development and Improvement explains that self management is making significant changes to health and social care in Scotland.
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Patient 'waited 508 days' for hospital discharge - BBC News

Patient 'waited 508 days' for hospital discharge - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
Some patients in Scotland waited more than a year to be discharged from hospital, figures show.
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Social Care Officer (Fixed Term) job with ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL | Guardian Jobs

Social Care Officer (Fixed Term) in Experienced (non manager), Government & politics with ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL. Apply Today.
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All the horror stories I came across as a care worker were about employers | James Bloodworth

All the horror stories I came across as a care worker were about employers | James Bloodworth | Social services news | Scoop.it
It was easy to get the job, but care slots can be as short as five minutes and pay often dips below minimum wage. No wonder many give up
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Difficult for hospitals to balance books 'while social care under pressure'

Difficult for hospitals to balance books 'while social care under pressure' | Social services news | Scoop.it
NHS hospitals will not be able to balance their books until problems in social care are addressed
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Social Work: Seminars and Events : ‘I just assumed that it would be important to maintain a bond’: Social worker decision making regarding living and contact arrangements in cases of sibling incest.

Social Work: Seminars and Events : ‘I just assumed that it would be important to maintain a bond’: Social worker decision making regarding living and contact arrangements in cases of sibling incest. | Social services news | Scoop.it
1st Mar 2017 14:00 (2 hours)
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Elderly left 'trapped in beds' amid fears care sector will collapse

Elderly left 'trapped in beds' amid fears care sector will collapse | Social services news | Scoop.it
Care for the elderly is at risk of a “complete collapse,” with half of those in need of home help now not receiving it - including those trapped in their beds, a charity has warned.
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Glasgow to cut £5.4m from health and social care amid fears others may follow suit - Herald Scotland - UK Local

Glasgow to cut £5.4m from health and social care amid fears others may follow suit - Herald Scotland - UK Local | Social services news | Scoop.it
Herald ScotlandGlasgow to cut £5.4m from health and social care amid fears others may follow suitHerald ScotlandMILLIONS of pounds are being stripped from health care services as part of an unprecedented overhaul that will heap pressure on hospitals, drive up bed-blocking and disrupt routine treatment and operations, the leading nursing body has claimed.and more » read more
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Social Care Support Worker X 5, Craigmair Care Facility (391.18), CD 26/02/17 - WEL01678 - West Lothian Council | myjobscotland

Social Care Support Worker X 5, Craigmair Care Facility (391.18), CD 26/02/17 - WEL01678 - West Lothian Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Social Care Support Worker X 5, Craigmair Care Facility (391.18), CD 26/02/17: Location: Livingston; Salary:… https://t.co/HvR9CrK525
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Social Care Online | Cost-effective commissioning of end of life care: analytical tool

https://t.co/jzA9cnAs2w Economic tool helps commissioners in decision-making for #endolife care services @PHE_uk
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Social Care Online | Cost-effective commissioning of end of life care: understanding the health economics of palliative and end of life care

https://t.co/weJ2BHUDKK Cost-effective commissioning of #endoflife care #Literaturereview #health economics @PHE_uk
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A watershed for social work in Scotland

A watershed for social work in Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
On 30 November 2016, the Health and Social Care Alliance, in partnership with a number of sector organisations including Iriss, hosted a seminar entitled - A watershed for social work in Scotland?

The event brought people together to explore the implications of the Audit Scotland report on social work in Scotland.
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