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Nurse 'elbowed dementia patient in the stomach' at care home

Nurse 'elbowed dementia patient in the stomach' at care home | Social services news | Scoop.it
Helen McWhirter is also accused of swearing at residents and colleagues at Braemount Care Home in Paisley.
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Care Inspectorate publish new resource to support creative arts in care homes

Care Inspectorate publish new resource to support creative arts in care homes | Social services news | Scoop.it
Scotland's care homes are being encouraged to support older people to enjoy and participate in th
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Research in Practice | Love me, love me not

Research in Practice | Love me, love me not | Social services news | Scoop.it
RT @HackneyChild: A little piece by me written for @researchIP - Love me, Love me not - https://t.co/XoxfDDUdPy with a nod to @ADCStweets @…
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Keynote: Professor Jim McGoldrick | JSWEC 2016

Keynote: Professor Jim McGoldrick | JSWEC 2016 | Social services news | Scoop.it
Positive Practice in Hard Times: Social Work Fights Back. JSWEC is where people from across the field of social work came together to share best practice, network, communicate research and develop innovative new ways of working.
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Nursing homes' long wait for rate ends this month, says Government

Nursing homes' long wait for rate ends this month, says Government | Social services news | Scoop.it
Nursing homes' long wait for rate ends this month, says Government
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New research suggests 'worrying trend' in abuse and neglect of adolescents

New research suggests 'worrying trend' in abuse and neglect of adolescents | Social services news | Scoop.it
New research from the universities of East Anglia (UEA) and Warwick reveals an increase i
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Sexual, reproductive and mental health: e-Learning course – SCIE

Sexual, reproductive and mental health: e-Learning course – SCIE | Social services news | Scoop.it
An elearning resource looking at key aspects of sexual and reproductive health in the context of mental illness,
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Health committee will be “a fresh pair of eyes” on Scotland’s NHS, says Neil Findlay | Holyrood Magazine

Health committee will be “a fresh pair of eyes” on Scotland’s NHS, says Neil Findlay | Holyrood Magazine | Social services news | Scoop.it
RT @HolyroodTom: Health committee will be “a fresh pair of eyes” on Scotland’s NHS, says Neil Findlay https://t.co/tgUxAYLcVx https://t.co/…;
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When it comes to innovation, the proof’s in the pudding | Dr Liz Mear - NHS Confederation

When it comes to innovation, the proof’s in the pudding | Dr Liz Mear - NHS Confederation | Social services news | Scoop.it
Academic health science networks (AHSNs) are making a positive impact on patient care and delivering a return on investment, writes national AHSN Network chair Dr Liz Mear.
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Dundee's 'unsung heroine' Mary Lily Walker commemorated - BBC News

Dundee's 'unsung heroine' Mary Lily Walker commemorated - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
A plaque marking the birthplace of Victorian social reformer Mary Lily Walker is unveiled in Dundee.
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Personal Assistant/ Support Workers Job in Orkney

Personal Assistant/ Support Workers Job in Orkney | Social services news | Scoop.it
A Personal Assistant/ Support Workers job in Orkney Salary £7.80 to £7.80 per hour. Find more Social Care and Housing Jobs at Scotjobsnet
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INTERESTED IN WRITING AN IRISS INSIGHT? Survey

INTERESTED IN WRITING AN IRISS INSIGHT? Survey | Social services news | Scoop.it
Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
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Scotland’s leading dementia projects recognised in Awards shortlist

Scotland’s leading dementia projects recognised in Awards shortlist | Social services news | Scoop.it
Scotland’s Dementia Awards has announced the finalists for their annual Awards.
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The National Evidence Search & Summary Service - The Knowledge Network: Scotland's source of knowledge for health and care

The National Evidence Search & Summary Service - The Knowledge Network: Scotland's source of knowledge for health and care | Social services news | Scoop.it
expert professional search and summary service
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The Knowledge Network: Scotland's source of knowledge for health and care

The Knowledge Network: Scotland's source of knowledge for health and care | Social services news | Scoop.it
Are you interested in creating an online community and you work in Scotland in health or social care? https://t.co/l7Dw0nNZSD
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Charity warns loneliness among older men 'major public health challenge'

Charity warns loneliness among older men 'major public health challenge' | Social services news | Scoop.it
Loneliness among older men is becoming a "major public health challenge", a charity has said. Ag
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Social Care is a crucial investment in the people of Scotland

Social Care is a crucial investment in the people of Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
The only third sector news outlet in Scotland dedicated to sharing news from charities and voluntary organisations.
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SDS statistics show slow progress - Parliament & Government | The ALLIANCE

SDS statistics show slow progress - Parliament & Government | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it

The first analysis of Self Directed Support implementation between 2014-2015 was released this week.
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New dementia activity kit for staff in day care centres and residential care

New dementia activity kit for staff in day care centres and residential care | Social services news | Scoop.it
A new social enterprise, Creating Conversations, is launching an innovative activity kit at th
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First ever Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Journalism Awards announced to launch charity’s third annual Dementia Friendly Awards - Alzheimer's Society

First ever Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Journalism Awards announced to launch charity’s third annual Dementia Friendly Awards - Alzheimer’s Society has opened nominations for its third annual Dementia Friendly Awards.
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The next stage! More effective social work training. (SSSC event)

The next stage! More effective social work training. (SSSC event) | Social services news | Scoop.it
We are responsible for registering people who work in social services and regulating their education and training.
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Beyond foodbanks: a fairer solution to food poverty

Beyond foodbanks: a fairer solution to food poverty | Social services news | Scoop.it
The only third sector news outlet in Scotland dedicated to sharing news from charities and voluntary organisations.
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Personal Assistant/ Support Workers Job in Argyll and Bute

Personal Assistant/ Support Workers Job in Argyll and Bute | Social services news | Scoop.it
A Personal Assistant/ Support Workers job in Argyll and Bute Salary £7.80 to £7.80 per hour. Find more Social Care and Housing Jobs at Scotjobsnet
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Mother and civil partner given life for murder of toddler Liam Fee

Mother and civil partner given life for murder of toddler Liam Fee | Social services news | Scoop.it
A mother and her civil partner have been jailed for life for murdering her toddler son after subjecting him to more than two years of abuse and neglect.
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Brexit and health and social care: ALLIANCE Survey - Parliament & Government | The ALLIANCE

Brexit and health and social care: ALLIANCE Survey - Parliament & Government | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it
The UK's decision to leave the European Union in June's referendum is expected to have significant implications for people who use support and services, unpaid carers, third sector organisations and others. ...
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