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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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SSSC Registration

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The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has been registering people who work in social services since 2003. There are now over 68,000 people in Scotland on the Register with another 50,000 expected to join before 2020.
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What is the role of the patient and community in health and social care?

What is the role of the patient and community in health and social care? | Social services news | Scoop.it
Coverage of the second day of the Nuffield Trust Health Policy Summit
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Supporting Social Learning in the Organisation

Supporting Social Learning in the Organisation | Social services news | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I participated in an #exploresocial Twitter chat. Here are some of my tweets and links I shared, in answer to the question, what is the role of L&D in social learning?
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DfE publishes report on Children’s Social Work Workforce

DfE publishes report on Children’s Social Work Workforce | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Department for Education (DfE) has published a statistical report on the Children’s Social Work Workforce for year ending 30 September 2014.

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Reform for NEETs must work for those most in need

Reform for NEETs must work for those most in need | Social services news | Scoop.it
Opportunities for young people to gain skills are welcome – but reforms must be tailored to local labour markets, says Alice Rowland.
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Jimmy Savile and the complex question of victim compensation

Jimmy Savile and the complex question of victim compensation | Social services news | Scoop.it
The executors of the sexual abuser’s estate are already considering claims, but the NHS and BBC may be liable too
It is now known that 60 people from Stoke Mandeville hospital were abused by Jimmy Savile.
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GMC’s Better Care for Older People

GMC’s Better Care for Older People | Social services news | Scoop.it
This month, the General Medical Council’s (GMC) Better Care for Older People campaign is looking at dementia and mental health issues among older people.
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Eight-year-old with rare disorder has personal care benefits rescinded

Eight-year-old with rare disorder has personal care benefits rescinded | Social services news | Scoop.it
Ava Jolliffe, who has Brown Vialetto Van Laere Syndrome, told that part of her disability living allowance has been rescinded as her father works in Germany An eight-year-old British child with a rare nerve disorder has had her personal care...
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Poor health and social care integration impacting on older people - Care Appointments

Poor health and social care integration impacting on older people - Care Appointments | Social services news | Scoop.it
Pensioners are receiving unacceptable levels of care from the NHS with hospitals being given financi...
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NHS waiting times missed in some areas

NHS waiting times missed in some areas | Social services news | Scoop.it
SOME of Scotland’s health boards missed a key target for NHS treatment waiting times during the final month of 2014, official figures for the service showed.
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Five things that would improve things for people with dementia – and the rest of us too

Five things that would improve things for people with dementia – and the rest of us too | Social services news | Scoop.it
David Cameron's new dementia strategy is ambitious but how far have we got in some key areas?
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Poor health and social care integration impacting on older people - Care Appointments

Poor health and social care integration impacting on older people - Care Appointments | Social services news | Scoop.it
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Homelessness: pathways and prevention workshop | IRISS - The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services

Attend our Homelessness: pathways and #prevention workshop http://t.co/hReDscV4uf #homelessness #socialservices #homeless
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Views sought on NI health & social care recommendations - Care Appointments

Views sought on NI health & social care recommendations - Care Appointments | Social services news | Scoop.it
Northern Ireland Health Minister Jim Wells has launched a consultation into the recommendations in t...
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Health and social care integration survey reminder - The Orcadian

Health and social care integration survey reminder - The Orcadian | Social services news | Scoop.it
People in Orkney have less than a week to add their comments to a consultation on proposals for the future delivery of integrated health and social care services. Orkney Islands Council and NHS Ork...
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Care home activities: how I ensure older residents have a varied social life

Care home activities: how I ensure older residents have a varied social life | Social services news | Scoop.it
Louise Murkin organises activities ranging from exercise classes to afternoon teas, which form an integral part of everyday life for residentsMy journey to work is quite long – about 50 minutes – which is actually great because it gives me the...
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Terms and conditions: 'Inspiring Images of Social Care' photography competition - Communitycare.co.uk

Terms and conditions: 'Inspiring Images of Social Care' photography competition
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Homelessness: pathways and prevention | IRISS - The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services

“For some people, homelessness is not just a housing issue but something that is inextricably linked with complex and chaotic life experiences” (JRF, 2011)
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Moving Beyond E-Learning (online workshop)

Moving Beyond E-Learning (online workshop) | Social services news | Scoop.it
“The role of L&D is shifting: from creator of a portfolio of training elements to enabler of learning” Want to find out more about how to help your organisation move forward?
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Man shook baby so hard she can’t eat or speak

Man shook baby so hard she can’t eat or speak | Social services news | Scoop.it
A MAN has admitted shaking a six-week-old baby so violently that she was left catastrophically brain-damaged.
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Nicola Sturgeon makes childcare spending pledge

Nicola Sturgeon makes childcare spending pledge | Social services news | Scoop.it
Spending on childcare is to rise to about £880 million if the Scottish Government presses ahead with plans to double the amount of free care youngsters are entitled to, the First Minister last night confirmed.
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homelessness | IRISS.FM

homelessness | IRISS.FM | Social services news | Scoop.it
Talk about IRISS.fm at @SimonCommScot launch. Listen to episodes on #transitions and #sustainability http://t.co/WX8h7N2cjJ #homelessness
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Engaging survivors of historical child abuse

Engaging survivors of historical child abuse | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) is keen to reach survivors of historical child abuse.
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Foster care: you can’t put a price on a happy, secure childhood

Foster care: you can’t put a price on a happy, secure childhood | Social services news | Scoop.it
Outdated ideas and a focus on cheap solutions is distracting us from the heart of the issue – what is best for the child
The Children Act says children who need to be placed in foster care should go to the most appropriate placement available.
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