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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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International | Social Care Network | The Guardian

International | Social Care Network | The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
Latest news and comment on International from the Guardian (RT @GdnSocialCare: Interested in #socialwork around the world?
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Welfare conditionality in England and Scotland

A paper examined the efficacy and ethicality of conditional forms of welfare in England and Scotland, bringing together evidence collected during the initial stages of an ongoing study on the topic.
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Social Learning In the Workplace: Why It Is Effective?

Social Learning In the Workplace: Why It Is Effective? | Social services news | Scoop.it
For decades, pedagogists have been researching social learning and how the lessons from their research studies can be incorporated at schools and other institutions for learning.

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PAMIS consultation

PAMIS consultation | Social services news | Scoop.it
Consultation on draft national quality framework to ensure people with profound and multiple learning disabilities receive comprehensive health care through the delivery of invasive procedures You are invited to respond to a consultation report...
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Priorities for integrated health and social care in Scotland

When: Thu Apr 30, 2015 Where: Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, UK Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Delegates at this conference will discuss what more needs to be done to meet the Scottish Government's 2020 vision of integrated health and...
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Why black and minority ethnic communities need targeted dementia services

Why black and minority ethnic communities need targeted dementia services | Social services news | Scoop.it
African-Caribbean and South Asian UK communities are at greater risk of developing dementia than the indigenous white population, but there is a lack of specialist care.
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Independent Living Advice Line | Disability Rights UK

Independent Living Advice Line | Disability Rights UK | Social services news | Scoop.it
RT @DisRightsUK: Need advice on social care. Call our Independent Living Advice Line. #ILvison. http://t.co/8mkXBiwbSc
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Social care needs a new lease of life graduates could be the answer

Social care needs a new lease of life  graduates could be the answer | Social services news | Scoop.it
Young people like me are passionate and full of ideas; the sector just needs to give us a chance to volunteer and workIt is all so overwhelming when youre dressed in the fancy gown, mortarboard slipping off your head, carrying a shiny scroll...
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85% of social workers were assaulted, harassed or verbally abused in the past ... - Communitycare.co.uk

85% of social workers were assaulted, harassed or verbally abused in the past ... - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
85% of social workers were assaulted, harassed or verbally abused in the past ...
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In Community Care's online survey of 446 social workers, 85% said they had been physically assaulted, verbally abused or harassed in the past year.
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Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network

Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network | Social services news | Scoop.it
Next public online workshop takes place 29 September – 31 October 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working int he organisation.
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Reviewing Youth Justice in Scotland: past, present and future

Reviewing Youth Justice in Scotland: past, present and future | Social services news | Scoop.it
As Scotland’s national centre for youth justice, the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice has produced a seminal paper that reflects on the country’s youth crime and justice scene, 50 years on from the Kilbrandon Report and in the midst of a...
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Social work makes debut on graduate employers list - The Guardian

Social work makes debut on graduate employers list - The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
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Social work makes debut on graduate employers list
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Care home boss suspended for watching porn at work

Care home boss suspended for watching porn at work | Social services news | Scoop.it
A CARE home boss has been suspended after admitting watching porn at work while looking after vulnerable adults.
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Remembering the past can improve the present for people with dementia

Remembering the past can improve the present for people with dementia | Social services news | Scoop.it
Malcolm Jones works as a reminiscence arts practitioner, using creative tools to help older people communicate (In our latest day in the life feature, Malcolm Jones of @Age_Exchange, discusses his work http://t.co/bxYdnz9QAe...
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How can older peoples skills be valued after lifes rush hour?

How can older peoples skills be valued after lifes rush hour? | Social services news | Scoop.it
Work needs to be done to ensure the UKs increasing ageing population can still contribute to society, Guardian seminar hears We know the population is ageing now we must embrace the challenge One-third of children born could live to 100 years of...
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Health and well-being of carers

A report said that insufficient support from health and social care services left carers feeling isolated, burnt-out, and unable to look after their own health.
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What’s your Playlist for Life?

What’s your Playlist for Life? | Social services news | Scoop.it
Did you know that if people with dementia are offered frequent access to the music in which their past experience and memories are embedded, it can improve their present mood, their awareness, their ability to understand and think and their sense...
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Death threats and garden forks: social workers’ experiences of abuse at work

Death threats and garden forks: social workers’ experiences of abuse at work | Social services news | Scoop.it
10 social workers tell Community Care about violence and abuse suffered at work in the course of a year (RT @CommunityCare: Death threats and garden forks: social workers’ experiences of abuse at work http://t.co/78SQRsX5pe...
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Health care concerns rise by 63%

Health care concerns rise by 63% | Social services news | Scoop.it
There has been a 63% increase in the number of people looking for support to complain about Health and Social Care services, according to the Patient and Client Council.
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What is stopping a digital revolution in health and social care?

What is stopping a digital revolution in health and social care? | Social services news | Scoop.it
A Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network seminar discussed barriers to digitising services and possible solutions How to implement a new IT system in healthcare live discussion The health and care system is heading for a crisis, unless it...
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Services supporting older people are on verge of meltdown - The Guardian

Services supporting older people are on verge of meltdown - The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
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Services supporting older people are on verge of meltdown
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Our health and social care systems are antiquated and no longer fit for purpose, with vulnerable older people drawing the short straw.
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A different way of doing things

A different way of doing things | Social services news | Scoop.it
The first thing I learnt having a significant life long impairment is that to succeed in the world as a credible disability consultant and activist is that I had to do things differently to make the most of my situation.
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Providers as partners: redefining relationships in an integrated world

When: Wed Nov 26, 2014 to Thu Nov 27, 2014  Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Perth Rd, Dunblane, United Kingdom Event Status: confirmed Event Description: CCPS conference that will examine the range of reforms both planned and under way,...
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How would social care be different in an independent Scotland? - The Guardian

How would social care be different in an independent Scotland? - The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
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How would social care be different in an independent Scotland?
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On the surface, the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum need not make too much difference to social work and social care in Scotland.
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Our publications

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RT @BeresfordPeter: http://t.co/rFMXROfIDU hope these are really helpful as the new social work and OT courses begin. please share thanks
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