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Caring Counts: a self-reflection and planning course for carers

Caring Counts: a self-reflection and planning course for carers | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Open University in Scotland has produced a free short course for people with caring responsibilities. The course was developed with and for carers.
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Learning & Development for Personal Assistants

A webinar for Personal Assistants employed by people in receipt of Direct Payments for their social care needs in Wales (and beyond). Join Karen Fisher an
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No Place Like Home Photography Competition | Housing Support Enabling Unit

No Place Like Home Photography Competition | Housing Support Enabling Unit | Social services news | Scoop.it
Information about the No Place Like Home Photography Competition, celebrating housing support service users from across Scotland
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Health and social care integration plans at risk due to funding shortages

Health and social care integration plans at risk due to funding shortages | Social services news | Scoop.it
RT @frankcurran: Health and social care integration plans at risk due to funding shortages: https://t.co/LAQerGFTZI via @PSENews
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Supporting the children who witness domestic violence - BBC News

Supporting the children who witness domestic violence - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
About one in five children in the UK has been exposed to domestic violence at home, often going to school the next day with little or no support, as Rebecca Wilcox and Louis Lee-Ray report.
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Is the UK spending more than we thought on health care (and much less on social care)?

Is the UK spending more than we thought on health care (and much less on social care)? | Social services news | Scoop.it
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New international accounting conventions suggest that the United Kingdom is spending much more on health care, both publicly and privately, than previously thought.
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LISTEN: First Minister speaks of "shock and horror" of Liam Fee murder

LISTEN: First Minister speaks of "shock and horror" of Liam Fee murder | Social services news | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon is welcoming a significant case review into the circumstances leading up to the two year old's death.
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Liam Fee: Whistleblower had 'gut wrenching' feeling - BBC News

Liam Fee: Whistleblower had 'gut wrenching' feeling - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
A woman who lived near the family of murdered toddler Liam Fee tells how she contacted social services after getting a "gut wrenching" feeling something was wrong with the boy.
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Home | Care Information Scotland

Home | Care Information Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
If you look after someone, need care yourself or are planning for your future care needs, you can get the information and advice you need here.
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Patients need a more active role in healthcare decision-making

Patients need a more active role in healthcare decision-making | Social services news | Scoop.it
Sharing decision-making with patients and the wider community can improve care, help internal NHS collaboration and engage vulnerable people
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BASW tribute to Bob Holman | BASW News

BASW tribute to Bob Holman | 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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Leanne Dow, AHP Support Worker, NHS Lothian

Leanne is an AHP Support Worker in NHS Lothian and studying the PDA Health and Social Care – Enhancing Professional Practice on a distance learning ...
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WEA Scotland - Don't forget this great event today - come... | Facebook

Don't forget this great event today - come along to hear about WEA's new Health & Social Care courses starting very soon in Ayrshire :-)
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The shocking abuse of toddler Liam Fee - BBC News

The shocking abuse of toddler Liam Fee - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
BBC Scotland's Andrew Anderson looks into the background of the murder of two-year-old Liam Fee who died at the hands of his mother and her partner.
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Before I Leave review – joyous drama about reality of dementia

Before I Leave review – joyous drama about reality of dementia | Social services news | Scoop.it
Patrick Jones’s play is as messy as life can be, but its honest, unsentimental approach and terrific cast ensure it strikes directly at the heart
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