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Walking Towards Better Health | IRISS.FM

Walking Towards Better Health | IRISS.FM | Social services news | Scoop.it
Michael McEwan speaks to Emma Goodlad, Walking Development Worker at ALLIANCE Scotland, about the Walking Towards Better Health programme.
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RT @BeresfordPeter: http://t.co/rFMXROfIDU hope these are really helpful as the new social work and OT courses begin. please share thanks
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How will Scots with learning disabilities be voting in the referendum? | Ian Hood

How will Scots with learning disabilities be voting in the referendum? | Ian Hood | Social services news | Scoop.it
We ran workshops for people with learning disabilities looking at issues surrounding independence and how to voteAt the Learning Disability Alliance Scotland we have been determined that people with learning disabilities should have every chance to...
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Survey on qualification requirements for managers and supervisors in adult services

Survey on qualification requirements for managers and supervisors in adult services | Social services news | Scoop.it
We are looking for your views on the level and credit of awards (qualifications) for managers and supervisors. This includes: • care home services for adults • care at home services • adult day care services • housing support services.
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Why did I need to write about my adopted daughters? | Jane Green

Why did I need to write about my adopted daughters? | Jane Green | Social services news | Scoop.it
If I've helped raise awareness that children who have suffered abuse and trauma need far greater support, then the stress of writing was worth itThis is my last column on the experience of raising two adopted daughters.
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How restorative justice is steering young offenders away from crime | Anna Bawden

How restorative justice is steering young offenders away from crime | Anna Bawden | Social services news | Scoop.it
An alternative to court has reduced reoffending rates, prevented young offenders from getting a criminal record and freed up £2m to reinvest in preventive servicesIn a small workshop on an industrial estate, Jordan Lee Caffyn is putting the...
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Daily roundup: Rotherham resignation, Pelka campaign, and Ofsted inspections

Daily roundup: Rotherham resignation, Pelka campaign, and Ofsted inspections | Social services news | Scoop.it
cypnow Police and crime commissioner resigns in wake of Rotherham scandal; social worker recruitment campaign in Coventry gets off to good start; and Ofsted announces no-notice school...
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Gaps in the housing 'safety net'

A report examined the range of government support available to help families to access suitable housing and avoid homelessness in the United Kingdom (the housing 'safety net').
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Lecturer in Social Work jobs, Edinburgh, £38,511 - £45,954 | Guardian Jobs

Lecturer in Social Work jobs, Edinburgh, £38,511 - £45,954 | Guardian Jobs | Social services news | Scoop.it
Apply for Lecturer in Social Work in Edinburgh on Guardian Jobs. Full Time position working for EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY.
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Samantha Morton: I was sexually abused as a child in care homes video interview

Samantha Morton: I was sexually abused as a child in care homes video interview | Social services news | Scoop.it
Following revelations of child sex abuse in Rotherham, actor and director Samantha Morton felt the need to go public about her own shocking experience growing up in care homes in Nottingham.
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Rethinking agency social work solutions: a partnership approach - The Guardian

Rethinking agency social work solutions: a partnership approach - The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Guardian Rethinking agency social work solutions: a partnership approach The Guardian Family court social workers require a specialist set of skills to effectively perform their role in safeguarding the interests of more than 140,000 children...
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New book on desistance and probation supervision out | Discovering Desistance

New book on desistance and probation supervision out | Discovering Desistance | Social services news | Scoop.it
RT @fergus_mcneill: New book on desistance and probation supervision out http://t.co/Oytz2rOpSQ via @irissorg
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Murderer on the run after absconding from prison work placement

Murderer on the run after absconding from prison work placement | Social services news | Scoop.it
Convicted killer Alexander Woodside is serving a life sentence at HMP Barlinnie.
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Digitising health and social care services – your views - The Guardian

Digitising health and social care services – your views - The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Guardian Digitising health and social care services – your views The Guardian At a seminar run by the Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, an expert panel discussed how the digitisation of services and patient data will transform the...
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Care home boss suspended for watching porn at work

Care home boss suspended for watching porn at work | Social services news | Scoop.it
A CARE home boss has been suspended after admitting watching porn at work while looking after vulnerable adults.
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Services supporting older people are on verge of meltdown

Services supporting older people are on verge of meltdown | Social services news | Scoop.it
By 2015 there will be 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, and today’s social care systems are not equipped to cope (This is my experience and one that I think is only going to get worse.
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Child trafficking: a Scottish perspective

When: Wed Oct 29, 2014 Where: Scottish Youth Theatre, 105 Brunswick St, Glasgow, United Kingdom Event Status: confirmed Event Description: One day conference that will focus on children and young people who are victims of trafficking, including of...
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24 Outstanding Statistics on How Social Media has Impacted Health Care

24 Outstanding Statistics on How Social Media has Impacted Health Care | Social services news | Scoop.it
Communication has been disrupted through social media but how has the health care industry faired? Dive into an analysis of 24 statistics on the subject.
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The planning chief who says garden cities can solve the housing crisis | Hannah Fearn

The planning chief who says garden cities can solve the housing crisis | Hannah Fearn | Social services news | Scoop.it
Kate Henderson is an unlikely head of the Town and Country Planning Agency and a female leader in a male-dominated industryAll three major political parties have signed up to the idea of new garden cities as a solution to the housing crisis.
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Mental health patients become more unwell waiting for talking treatments

Mental health patients become more unwell waiting for talking treatments | Social services news | Scoop.it
One in six with mental health problems attempt suicide while 40% say they have self-harmed, We Need to Talk coalition findsPeople with mental health problems in England are becoming more unwell while waiting to access talking treatments, with one...
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Social care seen as “last resort” by South Asian communities, finds study - Communitycare.co.uk

Social care seen as “last resort” by South Asian communities, finds study - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
Social care seen as “last resort” by South Asian communities, finds study Communitycare.co.uk Social services should support South Asian families to care for older relatives rather than act as an alternative to traditional family care, according to...
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What mental health services can learn from Sandwells integrated approach | Paul Burstow

What mental health services can learn from Sandwells integrated approach | Paul Burstow | Social services news | Scoop.it
Sandwell in the West Midlands has re-engineered its services to support more people at an earlier stage in their illness, with impressive resultsIt is good news that the chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, has turned the spotlight on mental...
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Scotland's largest council begins hunt for new £168,000 chief executive

Scotland's largest council begins hunt for new £168,000 chief executive | Social services news | Scoop.it
Glasgow City Council begin advertising for new boss after George Black announces retirement.
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Workplace Bullying in Social Services — Client Care at Risk

Workplace Bullying in Social Services — Client Care at Risk | Social services news | Scoop.it
National newsmagazine committed to enhancing the entire social work profession by exploring its difficult issues, new challenges, and current successes.
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The project | Young people creating belonging

The project | Young people creating belonging | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Sight and Sound Project used creative sensory methods to explore how young people who are looked after feel that they belong, or do not belong, in t...
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Simon and Ann's story: learning disability social care

Simon spent 15 months at Winterbourne View where he was abused and neglected. Now Simon is free, living independently and his care costs half as much. Listen...
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