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New study shows 250,000 Scots ‘not properly fed’

New study shows 250,000 Scots ‘not properly fed’ | Social services news | Scoop.it
ALMOST ONE million Scots cannot afford adequate housing conditions and more than a quarter of a million are not properly fed, research has shown.
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Rebuilding Childhood conference

Rebuilding Childhood conference | Social services news | Scoop.it
Our conference will bringing together professionals, experts and policy makers from across Scotland and beyond, to consider cutting-edge developments in responding to and preventing abuse.
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Peace of Mind

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Peace of Mind is a collaborative project between SPAEN (SC499311) a company limited by guarantee with no share capital and registered in Scotland under Scottish Charity Number SCO29930 an
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Your Professional Portfolio: Documenting Your Social Work Career

Your Professional Portfolio: Documenting Your Social Work Career | Social services news | Scoop.it
Some undergraduate and graduate social work programs require their students to have an academic portfolio as part of graduation requirements. Is this the same as a professional social work portfolio?
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Views sought on NI autism and mental health services for children & young people

Views sought on NI autism and mental health services for children & young people | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and Public Health Agency (PHA) want to hear about you
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First multi-agency child protection inspection criticises health services

First multi-agency child protection inspection criticises health services | Social services news | Scoop.it
Read First multi-agency child protection inspection criticises health services and the latest children services news & best practice on Children & Young People Now
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The kindness of social workers and carers helped me to overcome childhood trauma

The kindness of social workers and carers helped me to overcome childhood trauma | Social services news | Scoop.it
To mark World Social Work Day, care leaver Jenny Molloy explains how random acts of kindness by professionals made her feel special and built her resilience
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Health and social care staff: share your views on training in our survey

Health and social care staff: share your views on training in our survey | Social services news | Scoop.it
What can leaders do to create a culture of lifelong learning in the two sectors and offer training in the most convenient and accessible formats?
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‘I’ve been thinking’: How does completing life story work affect people with dementia?

This is a paper produced as part of the PROP2 (Practitioner Research: Outcomes and Partnership) programme, a partnership between the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) at the University of Edinburgh and IRISS that was about...
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Inspiring Images of Social Care: enter our 2016 photo competition

Inspiring Images of Social Care: enter our 2016 photo competition | Social services news | Scoop.it
Inspiring images of social care remind people why they work in the sector - we want you to share more of those moments with us this year
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Investing in social care is essential to balance the NHS books

Mental health and social care are the poor relations to the health service
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Anticipatory Care Planning (ACP) A Call for Action

Anticipatory Care Planning (ACP) A Call for Action | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Anticipatory Care Planning (ACP) A Call for Action - Thursday, 9 June 2016 at COSLA Conference Centre. Find event and ticket information.
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Don't force young people out of children's homes at 18

Don't force young people out of children's homes at 18 | Social services news | Scoop.it
We wouldn’t make our own child leave home before they were ready – so why do we discriminate against children in care?
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‘Burnt out’ social worker tells HCPC to remove him from register after practice failings

‘Burnt out’ social worker tells HCPC to remove him from register after practice failings | Social services news | Scoop.it
The experienced social worker made the request while he was facing allegations of poor practice
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Swansea research team publishes booklet of care home 'magic moments'

Swansea research team publishes booklet of care home 'magic moments' | Social services news | Scoop.it
A booklet published by Swansea University seeks to highlight the 'magic moments' that happen i
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Experiences of Dementia Care on hospital wards

Experiences of Dementia Care on hospital wards | Social services news | Scoop.it
Naomi Gallant, an occupational therapist, shares her experience of dementia care on hospital wards and questions whether this is the right care environment.
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A PORTRAIT OF ELDER ABUSE

Six months ago, our 91-year-old mother, Amelia Manning, was abducted from her home and sequestered for four months by three of her children while they ...
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Equality for LGBT disabled people - Out for Change

Equality for LGBT disabled people - Out for Change | Social services news | Scoop.it
Stonewall is delighted to be teaming up with Regard to hold an event on Wednesday 13 April. Who are Regard? Regard is the national LGBT Disabled People's Organisation, established in 1989.
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The cost of caring – why I had to leave the charity sector

The cost of caring – why I had to leave the charity sector | Social services news | Scoop.it
I left the voluntary sector completely exhausted, burnt-out and questioning why I had ever gone into it. More must be done to support staff
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LGBT Youth Scotland Calls for Action to Improve the Lives of LGBTI Young People | Social services news

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The care visits to elderly that STILL last just 15 minutes

The care visits to elderly that STILL last just 15 minutes | Social services news | Scoop.it
Hundreds of councils have been commissioning the short slots in defiance of government warnings that they are an ‘assault on dignity’, a survey reveals.
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How supervision can help tackle the emotional demands of social work

How supervision can help tackle the emotional demands of social work | Social services news | Scoop.it
Dr Sonya Wallbank explains a ‘restorative’ model of supervision that builds resilience by directly addressing each individual’s personal approach to work
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