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Measuring child poverty in Scotland — additional data

A paper outlined data collected as part of the process of developing the measurement framework for Scotland's Child Poverty Strategy that was from sources considered for inclusion, but not included, in the measurement framework.
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It’s all about digital participation

It’s all about digital participation | Social services news | Scoop.it
I started this bog some three and a half years ago to encourage the use of social media and campaign for better access to the web at work.
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Five urban design mistakes that create unhealthy and inactive communities

Five urban design mistakes that create unhealthy and inactive communities | Social services news | Scoop.it
Suburbia has long been plagued with bad architecture that discourages exercise, but similar mistakes are blighting neighbourhoods for city dwellers too We all want to be fit, healthy and happy but the best intentions – whether it’s to jog to the...
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Perspectives on knowledge into action in education and public service reform: a review of relevant literature and an outline framework for change

Perspectives on knowledge into action  in education and public service reform: a review of relevant literature and an  outline framework for change | Social services news | Scoop.it
A literature review from What Works Scotland. It draws on research from the field of health and social care on evidence informed practice and the processes through which knowledge is translated in to action.
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Desistance, Reentry and Songwriting

Desistance, Reentry and Songwriting | Social services news | Scoop.it
This guest post comes from Sarah Anderson, a doctoral researcher at the University of Glasgow.
Working in the criminal justice field, I have met some inspiring professionals.
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Cost of national living wage could trigger 'catastrophic failure' in homecare

Cost of national living wage could trigger 'catastrophic failure' in homecare | Social services news | Scoop.it
UK HomeCare Association, representing firms supporting 880,000 older and disabled people, says increases in staff costs could see businesses go bust Firms supporting 880,000 older and disabled people have warned that the costs of introducing a...
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Department leads the way with innovative social work partnership - News - Faculty of Social Sciences - Faculties - The University of Sheffield

Department leads the way with innovative social work partnership - News - Faculty of Social Sciences - Faculties - The University of Sheffield | Social services news | Scoop.it
Partnership between @SocStudiesShef and local authorities to lead way on social work education http://t.co/0hRD6QqmFw http://t.co/nzpyK2xDAm
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Webcast: Putting social care performance under the microscope

Listen to learn best practices for: -Measuring the performance of your social customer service team -Thresholds based on business objectives -Using agent ...
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School whiz-kids develop ‘Who Cares?’ app to ‘change young carers lives’

School whiz-kids develop ‘Who Cares?’ app to ‘change young carers lives’ | Social services news | Scoop.it
Show in all news feeds The dreams of a group of technology whiz-kids from Denbigh High School in Luton are coming true as their mobile phone app, to support isolated young carers, wins a prestigious national technology award and...
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A day to celebrate success at KEY and Community Lifestyles

A day to celebrate success at KEY and Community Lifestyles | Social services news | Scoop.it
For some years now KEY and Community Lifestyles have marked the achievements of their staff who have successfully completed their SVQ, PDA and Internal Assessor/Verifier qualifications with a special award ceremony at their office in Glasgow.  The...
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Do we talk too much in social work? | Community Care - Communitycare.co.uk

Do we talk too much in social work? | Community Care - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
Academic Rhian Taylor ponders the importance of silence
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Get families involved to protect children from domestic violence | Social Care ... - The Guardian

Get families involved to protect children from domestic violence | Social Care ... - The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
Family group conferences, where families develop their own child protection plans with the help of professionals, have been shown to be effective
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Belfast Health and Social Care Trust Social Media Policy

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust Social Media Policy. 

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A reminder about confidentiality when using social media in health and social care. 

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It’s no holiday for two thirds of UK’s unpaid carers

It’s no holiday for two thirds of UK’s unpaid carers | Social services news | Scoop.it
Show in all news feeds Summer holiday season is upon us but, while many of us look forward to a week or two in the sun, new research reveals that less than a third of the UK's seven million unpaid carers expect to go on any kind of...
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Have your say on The Carers (Scotland) Bill

Have your say on The Carers (Scotland) Bill | Social services news | Scoop.it
The national carer organisations are seeking an amendment to The Carers (Scotland) Bill to have a duty on local authorities to support carers based on national eligibility critieria, rather then local eligibility critieria.
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Get families involved to protect children from domestic violence

Get families involved to protect children from domestic violence | Social services news | Scoop.it
Family group conferences, where families develop their own child protection plans with the help of professionals, have been shown to be effective
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Isabelle Trowler: Social work needs to earn back public trust | Social Care ... - The Guardian

Isabelle Trowler: Social work needs to earn back public trust | Social Care ... - The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
We have to ask ourselves some serious questions about why the College of Social Work failed – and start looking a little closer to home
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Prisoners and ex-offenders to help build new homes in Glasgow

Prisoners and ex-offenders to help build new homes in Glasgow | Social services news | Scoop.it
Prisoners and former inmates from Glasgow's Barlinnie Prison will take part in the project in the east end.
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Stand up for social work: Discuss the results of our burnout research with ... - Communitycare.co.uk

Stand up for social work: Discuss the results of our burnout research with ... - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
Community Care research shows majority of social workers are emotionally exhausted with poor supervision making it worse
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What I learned from an open forum with the chief social worker - Community Care - Communitycare.co.uk

What I learned from an open forum with the chief social worker - Community Care - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
Jadwiga Leigh reflects on discussions with Isabelle Trowler and government adviser Martin Narey about the Criminalisation Bill, the college of social work and more
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Find out more about Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Integration

Video film from  Aberdeenshire Council and NHS Grampian explaiing what integration means in practice

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'As a social worker you have a toolkit and in it is your personality ... - Communitycare.co.uk

'As a social worker you have a toolkit and in it is your personality ... - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
Adult Social Worker of the Year: 'As a social worker you have a toolkit and in it is your personalisty'
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Stonewall on Twitter

Stonewall on Twitter | Social services news | Scoop.it
Our latest research looks at the treatment of LGBT people in health and social care services: #UnhealthyAttitudes pic.twitter.com/YrsT0Rx0cQ
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Timely patient discharge will ensure hospitals don't become frailty factories

Timely patient discharge will ensure hospitals don't become frailty factories | Social services news | Scoop.it
Commission to gather evidence of how hospitals have tackled bottlenecks, long waits and delayed care transfers
Let me let you in on a secret: winter is coming.
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Devon Social Work | Children & Young People


Children and Young People in Care can sometimes feel that they are just part of a huge machine. This  short (1 min) video brings to life that dark and ...

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Why the revolving door of hospital discharge is likely to keep on spinning

Why the revolving door of hospital discharge is likely to keep on spinning | Social services news | Scoop.it
Discharging hospital patients sounds easy so why do we get it so wrong?
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