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Ordeal of a suicidal young man on remand

Ordeal of a suicidal young man on remand | Social services news | Scoop.it
Sean Lynch was left with serious injuries after self-harming in Northern Ireland prison when his mental health deterioratedIn June this year, Sean Lynch, 23, was on remand at Maghaberry prison outside Belfast for breaching an order banning him from...
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Dementia Journeys

Dementia Journeys | Social services news | Scoop.it
Edinburgh - Our lives, Our stories, Our way Our lives, Our Stories, Our Way People living with dementia and their family carers told us...
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PROP2 | Practitioner Research: Outcomes and Partnership

PROP2 | Practitioner Research: Outcomes and Partnership | Social services news | Scoop.it
Sign-up now for final practitioner research event and presentations, 21st July
http://t.co/cpYneEasHh @CRFRtweets Places are limited!
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Integration In Dementia Care - St Luke's Care Home, Runcorn

On the 19th June 2015, Community Integrated Care held a special celebration event, marking our pioneering integrated dementia care partnership with Halton ...
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Youth Justice Strategy announced

Youth Justice Strategy announced | Social services news | Scoop.it
Scotland’s new strategy to prevent children and young people from offending  has been announced by Justice Secretary Michael Matheson as latest figures show the number of under 18s in custody has reduced by 70%.
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Views called for on the Health Bill

Views called for on the Health Bill | Social services news | Scoop.it
People from across Scotland are today being asked for their views on legislation which will introduce restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes and create no smoking areas in hospital grounds.
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Charter for Involvement

Charter for Involvement | Social services news | Scoop.it
The National Involvement Network (NIN) has published its Charter for Involvement.
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Knowing a child will be placed with a 'forever family' makes me happy

Knowing a child will be placed with a 'forever family' makes me happy | Social services news | Scoop.it
As a senior social worker I juggle court cases, family visits, paperwork and mentoring newly qualified colleagues
I am the senior social worker on one of four busy teams in a local authority in north-west England.
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Nursing at Teesside

The School of Health & Social Care has impressive purpose-built nursing facilities simulating practice environments and social care settings. See how our ...
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Developing evidence-enriched practice in health and social care with older people

Developing evidence-enriched practice in health and social care with older people | Social services news | Scoop.it
A Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) as released its findings from a project which looked at how evidence can be used to enrich practice, based on research from the JRF A Better Life programme.
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Webwatch: SCIE Organisational change in Social Care - Care Appointments

Webwatch: SCIE Organisational change in Social Care - Care Appointments | Social services news | Scoop.it
Achieving successful organisational change is a core responsibility for all adult social care manage...
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Blunkett tells social workers splitting children's and adults' was wrong

Blunkett tells social workers splitting children's and adults' was wrong | Social services news | Scoop.it
Former Labour home secretary David Blunkett criticised the split between children’s and adults’ services introduced by his government in 2002.
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Webwatch: Weebly - Simple website creation

Webwatch: Weebly - Simple website creation | Social services news | Scoop.it
Want to create a website or blog but don’t have skills in web design or development? Weebly can help...
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LGBT Age Capacity Building Project | IRISS.FM

LGBT Age Capacity Building Project | IRISS.FM | Social services news | Scoop.it
On 18 June, the LGBT Age Capacity Building Project held an event to celebrate and reflect on the achievements of the project and discuss the future of inclusive LGBT services in Scotland.
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MSPs to hold inquiry into end of life care

MSPs to hold inquiry into end of life care | Social services news | Scoop.it
A HOLYROOD committee is to hold an inquiry into the quality of end of life care in Scotland with MSPs due to look at the support available to terminally ill patients and their families.
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Commission for Childcare Reform Report and Independent Review of early learning and childcare workforce published

Commission for Childcare Reform Report and Independent Review of early learning and childcare workforce published | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Commission for Childcare reform has published their final report. The report offers a series of new recommendations and reiterates and expands on initial proposals made in March.
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Ken Macintosh demands review of Named Person plans

Ken Macintosh demands review of Named Person plans | Social services news | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH Labour leadership candidate Ken Macintosh has called for plans to appoint a named person for every child in Scotland to be revisited after police raised concerns about their role in the scheme.
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Analysis of consultation on wilful neglect and duty of candour

Analysis of consultation on wilful neglect and duty of candour | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government has published analysis of two elements of their consultation on the Health (Scotland) Bill, wilful neglect and duty of candour.
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State of Caring 2015 Report published

State of Caring 2015 Report published | Social services news | Scoop.it
Carers UK has published their annual study of the state of caring.  Carers UK carries out an annual survey of carers to collect evidence on a whole range of issues affecting carers’ lives.
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My Wellbeing, My Future creative competition

My Wellbeing, My Future creative competition | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Health and Social Care Academy Creative Competition is now open. The competition is open to people of all ages and abilities.
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Diamonds are forever: using social pedagogy to work with adults

Diamonds are forever: using social pedagogy to work with adults | Social services news | Scoop.it
Social pedagogy is a relationship-based approach to working with people.  While it is suited to use with people from all walks of life and with a range of support needs, in the UK it is most commonly used with children.  In 2014, the Scottish Government funded Camphill Scotland to run a pilot project into the use of social pedagogy with adults with learning disabilities, evaluated by the University of Edinburgh.  We would like to tell you more about our experiences, and invite you to consider ho
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The Review of Social Work Education

The Review of Social Work Education | Social services news | Scoop.it
The SSSC Council met on 16 June 2015 and considered the report on the first phase of the Review of Social Work Education.  The Council noted the progress made over the past year and the positive collaborations and contributions from partners across...
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BASW tribute to John Stollery

BASW tribute to John Stollery | Social services news | Scoop.it
John Stollery, aged 58 and a Nottinghamshire County Council social worker is one of the victims named in Friday’s terrorist attacks in Tunisia.
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Bupa’s new Admiral nurses extend dementia care

Bupa’s new Admiral nurses extend dementia care | Social services news | Scoop.it
Over the last year, Bupa Care has successfully recruited over 100 Dementia Ambassadors in Scotland, with more still to join the network.
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