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Scots to receive robot-assisted surgery by 2015

Scots to receive robot-assisted surgery by 2015 | Social services news | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH PATIENTS are to start receiving hi-tech robot-assisted surgery from the start of next year, it was announced yesterday.
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Individual vs Collective Impact - Social Work Helper

Individual vs Collective Impact - Social Work Helper | Social services news | Scoop.it
What can we learn when we look deeper at individual impact versus collective impact?
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My career from French patisserie to care home cookery

My career from French patisserie to care home cookery | Social services news | Scoop.it
Food is an important part of life in a care home – mealtimes are a focal point of the day for everyone to come together
As a chef, I know the importance of good nutrition – but I don’t always follow best practice!
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Advice note published on the role of Third Sector Interfaces in Health and Social Care Integration - Parliament & Government | The ALLIANCE

Advice note published on the role of Third Sector Interfaces in Health and Social Care Integration - Parliament & Government | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government has published an advice note which sets out the role of Third Sector Interface organisations (TSIs) in relation to health and social care integration activities.
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Do you know who we are? Approaches to in-work student engagement

This animation was co-designed with students on our BA (Hons) Health and Social Care Leadership and Management course and funded by the HEA.
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I work as a child protective services/ foster care social worker. Here's a few stories. • /r/AMA

I work as a child protective services/ foster care social worker. Here's a few stories. • /r/AMA | Social services news | Scoop.it
Disclaimer, some of this shit is hard to hear about. Some of it will put you on the feels train. Names and geography are kept out for...
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Up to 220,000 care workers paid less than minimum wage, figures show

Up to 220,000 care workers paid less than minimum wage, figures show | Social services news | Scoop.it
Shadow social care minister Liz Kendall writes in the Guardian that care workers are subject to ‘one of Britain’s largest illegal wage scandals’ Continue reading...
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Scottish social services workforce survey | Social Care Network | The Guardian

Scottish social services workforce survey | Social Care Network | The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
Fill in @irissorg's survey to capture data on social services workforce's challenges and experiences in Scotland: http://t.co/Xm9RlwIRIJ
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New ALLIANCE publications look at turning health and social care integration policy into practice - The ALLIANCE | The ALLIANCE

New ALLIANCE publications look at turning health and social care integration policy into practice - The ALLIANCE | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it
Adapting to the preventative agenda is one key challenge for the new integrated Health and Social Care Partnerships being established across Scotland.
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Getting evidence into action to improve Scotland's public services

Getting evidence into action to improve Scotland's public services | Social services news | Scoop.it
Working paper which is one of a series that What Works is publishing to share evidence, learning and ideas about public service reform in Scotland.
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Paedophile postman filmed himself abusing baby boy and newborn girl

Paedophile postman filmed himself abusing baby boy and newborn girl | Social services news | Scoop.it
Jonathan Forshaw was caught after police raided his home and found 21,000 indecent images of children.
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National early years conference

When: Thu May 21, 2015 Where: Murrayfield Stadium, United Kingdom Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Conference that will provide the chance for the Maternal and Early Years Network to share practice that focuses on improving health and...
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Home - Evaluation Support Scotland

Home - Evaluation Support Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Birthday invitation from @EvalSupScot Looking back looking forward conference on 14 May 2015. For info http://t.co/WZcf30hdQ0 #essturns10
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Accessing technology in Scotland’s health and social services

Accessing technology in Scotland’s health and social services | Social services news | Scoop.it
The SSSC, in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES), NHS24, and the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare (SCTT), recently commissioned research into the extent the health and social care workforce access technology to support...
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The View from Here: a survey of the Scottish social services workforce - The Scottish Organisation for Practice Teaching

The View from Here: a survey of the Scottish social services workforce - The Scottish Organisation for Practice Teaching | Social services news | Scoop.it
Are demands on the social services workforce greater now than they have ever been? What are the views of practitioners about their work?
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Nicola Sturgeon pledges ‘fairer deal’ for carers

Nicola Sturgeon pledges ‘fairer deal’ for carers | Social services news | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon is pledging that SNP MPs at Westminster will work to deliver a “better, fairer deal” for Scotland’s 100,000 carers.
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The future of health and social care: towards a new care pathway for Europe’s ageing societies

On 28 January 2015, AGE Platform Europe and Eurocarers hosted a breakfast meeting on “The future of health and social care: Towards a new care pathway for ...
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David Orr – Response to Michelle Miller’s blog post and the Contempt case

David Orr – Response to Michelle Miller’s blog post and the Contempt case | Social services news | Scoop.it
This post is in response to Michelle Miller’s blog post, viewable here and has been prepared by David Orr: “The findings indicate two social workers who, with the best interests of the children in mind, did what they considered was right and proper...
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Retirement homes for the LGBT community go from dream to reality

Retirement homes for the LGBT community go from dream to reality | Social services news | Scoop.it
Property developers in Victoria cater to an aging LGBT community who want to grow old among friends
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Find out more about Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Integration - YouTube

From April 2016 adult health and social care services will be delivered by a partnership between Aberdeenshire Council and NHS Grampian. The aim of this inte...
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Upcoming events

Upcoming events | Social services news | Scoop.it
We are responsible for registering people who work in social services and regulating their education and training.
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Changing Lives (Scottish Government video collection).

Changing Lives (Scottish Government video collection). | Social services news | Scoop.it
In the 2009 the Scottish Government's Social Work Scotland website ceased.  The video content - some 600 video clips, mostly from the 2007 and 2008 Local Practitioners Conferences - was archived to Vimeo and organised into collections.
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Football legend Alex Ferguson backs memorial to Govan strike leader

Football legend Alex Ferguson backs memorial to Govan strike leader | Social services news | Scoop.it
The former Manchester United manager is supporting the Remember Mary Barbour Fund.
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Holyrood Committee takes loneliness inquiry to Islay

Holyrood Committee takes loneliness inquiry to Islay | Social services news | Scoop.it
How a remote community tackles isolation and loneliness will be examined by Holyrood
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The beginnings of a Dementia Friendly Community

The beginnings of a Dementia Friendly Community | Social services news | Scoop.it
Our Promoting Excellence team recently enjoyed a trip to West Dunbarton to facilitate an induction day for 30 new Dementia Ambassadors.
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