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Do people need a consumer champion for health and social care? - The Guardian

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Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference | 3 June 2016 – Global to local: research, practice, innovation

Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference | 3 June 2016 – Global to local: research, practice, innovation | Social services news | Scoop.it
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Vacancy: Policy and Development Officer (Workforce) - Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland

Vacancy: Policy and Development Officer (Workforce) - Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Salary scale £26,761 – £30,039 The Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland (CCPS) is seeking an... Read More
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New publication to help organisations refresh dementia learning - Scottish Care

The SSSC has published a new booklet, 'The Impact of Promoting Excellence in Social Service Settings', with support from Scottish Care, the Care Inspectorate and six social care organisations
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PSW: England's chief social workers told by profession 'speak for us' | BASW News

PSW: England's chief social workers told by profession 'speak for us' | BASW News | Social services news | Scoop.it

The British Association of Social Workers is the independent and member-led professional association of social workers in the United Kingdom.

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Teacher appointed first Named Person state guardian struck off

Teacher appointed first Named Person state guardian struck off | Social services news | Scoop.it

A teacher appointed one of Scotland’s first “state guardians” faces a lifetime ban from working with children.

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Thousands of unpaid carers struggling to find information on available support

Thousands of unpaid carers struggling to find information on available support | Social services news | Scoop.it

New analysis of Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) data by Which? Elderly Care has fo...

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Fast-track social work scheme seeks organisation to evaluate its impact

Fast-track social work scheme seeks organisation to evaluate its impact | Social services news | Scoop.it

Evaluation of Think Ahead will assess its impact in training mental health social workers through similar approach to Frontline children's scheme

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Lecturer in Social Work - GCU00096 - Glasgow Caledonian University | myjobscotland

Lecturer in Social Work - GCU00096 - Glasgow Caledonian University | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
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Lecturer in Social Work - GCU00096 - Glasgow Caledonian University | myjobscotland

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People Power: Creating the Conditions for Change

People Power: Creating the Conditions for Change | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) presents People Power: Creating the Conditions for Change - Monday, 29 February 2016 at Perth Concert Hall. Find event and ticket information.
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Life story work with people with dementia: an evaluation. Adults Older People and Carers, Social Policy Research Unit, University of York

People with dementia sometimes need help to communicate their histories and identities,life story work is increasingly used to help them to do this more easily.

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How social media is changing the way that we learn - Alliance Scotland Viewpoint | The ALLIANCE

How social media is changing the way that we learn - Alliance Scotland Viewpoint | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it

Our latest viewpoint comes from Michelle Drumm, Communications and Content Manager with Iriss, on how the web is changing the way we learn in the workplace.

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Integration Joint Boards equality outcomes | Community Development Alliance Scotland

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has asked health and social care Integration Joint Boards to publish a set of equality outcomes and a report on mainstreaming the equality duty by 30 April 2016.

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A literature survey on older adults' use of social network services and social applications

Publication date: May 2016 Source:Computers in Human Behavior, Volume 58 Author(s): José Coelho, Carlos Duarte With aging, adults which once worked and were active become isolated from the world because with retirement comes a...

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Empowering patients can lead to fewer hospital readmissions

Empowering patients can lead to fewer hospital readmissions | Social services news | Scoop.it

Clarissa Giebel presents the findings of a small RCT that evaluates the impact of social work care coordination on hospital readmissions in older adults.

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GP practices are in crisis – we need to take urgent action

GP practices are in crisis – we need to take urgent action | Social services news | Scoop.it

Family doctors are preparing to debate staff shortages, funding constraints and a demoralising inspection regime

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Youth & Criminal Justice in Scotland: The Young Person’s Journey - Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice

Youth & Criminal Justice in Scotland: The Young Person’s Journey  - Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice | Social services news | Scoop.it
Youth & Criminal Justice in Scotland: The Young Person’s Journey is a new, interactive online resource that aims to simplify how the youth and criminal justice system works for under 18s in Scotland. The resource was officially launched by Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Community Safety & Legal Affairs, on 26 January 2016. Developed by …
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Creative opportunities for older adults Survey

Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
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Communicating with Impact. Iriss Hands-on Workshop

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Sharing research and evidence more effectively: Communicating with Impact. Iriss Hands-on Workshop - Wednesday, 3 February 2016 at The Old Sheriff Court.

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Petition: To Obligate Social Care Workers to use Digital Pen & Paper Technology

Petition: To Obligate Social Care Workers to use Digital Pen & Paper Technology | Social services news | Scoop.it

They are especially useful in client facing situations, where keying data directly into a laptop or tablet may disrupt the flow of the discussions.

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Commission on future of social care needed

Commission on future of social care needed | Social services news | Scoop.it

Marie Curie has joined with nearly 40 other organisations and charities to call on David Cameron to hold a Commission on the future of the NHS and social care.

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