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Trauma sensitive practice with children in care (IRISS Insights, No 27)

Trauma sensitive practice with children in care (IRISS Insights, No 27) | Social services news | Scoop.it
Evidence review that is intended to summarise the evidence in this challenging area of work and to support practitioners to reflect on their practice in this context.
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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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Why I joined Frontline’s movement for change – and why you should too | Frontline

Why I joined Frontline’s movement for change – and why you should too | Frontline | Social services news | Scoop.it
Applications to join us as a Brand Manager are now open. Read Tom's blog to get an insight into the role: https://t.co/ipCkXaFSn8 https://t.co/cl6thC60YU
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Social Work and Social Care | Ebook

Get your free audio book: http://bkan.us/f/b000oi1200 Social Work and Social Care has been revised and updated to take into account the profound change
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Support for carers | Alzheimer's Research UK

Support for carers | Alzheimer's Research UK | Social services news | Scoop.it
Details of the organisations providing information, support and care services to people with dementia as well as their families and carers.
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Woman, 89, trapped on NHS ward for six months at cost of £80k as place in nursing home could not be found

Woman, 89, trapped on NHS ward for six months at cost of £80k as place in nursing home could not be found | Social services news | Scoop.it
An NHS Trust has apologised after an elderly woman remained on a ward for six months at a cost of more than £80,000 despite being fit for discharge.
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Young Lives Matter – Creating Hope in Scotland, Dr Dame Denise Coia

Young Lives Matter – Creating Hope in Scotland, Dr Dame Denise Coia | Social services news | Scoop.it
Hello and welcome to the first Healthcare Improvement Scotland blog. We want to highlight some of the really amazing work going on improving health and social care across Scotland, let you know  how we help and hopefully prompt some healthy debate. After retiring from my frontline healthcare job, I was anticipating a quiet life in…
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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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Early support scheme helps reduce homelessness in Glasgow - BBC News

Early support scheme helps reduce homelessness in Glasgow - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
A scheme which helps people before they reach a crisis has helped cut homeless applications in Glasgow, according to a report.
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Modern realities make caring for our aging parents impossible | Letters

Modern realities make caring for our aging parents impossible | Letters | Social services news | Scoop.it
Letters: It is not lack of love for our parents which has led to this situation, but an economy and a society much changed since the 1950s
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Council to end moves to penalise grandmother over 'Court of Protection breach'

Council to end moves to penalise grandmother over 'Court of Protection breach' | Social services news | Scoop.it
Council social services bosses are to stop trying to penalise a grandmother who they say ha
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