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Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs | Support for Yourself and Your Loved One

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs | Support for Yourself and Your Loved One | Social services news | Scoop.it
Support is available for families and carers affected by the substance misuse of a loved one
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How safe are our children? conference 2016

How safe are our children? conference 2016 | Social services news | Scoop.it
How safe are our children? is the NSPCC’s annual flagship conference for everyone working in child protection.
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New approaches to preventing child abuse and neglect in families

New approaches to preventing child abuse and neglect in families | Social services news | Scoop.it
Intervening early with vulnerable families can improve children’s life chances. Jessica Cundy shares the best ideas and practice from Australia and New Zealand
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Unpaid carers can't keep on plugging gaps in the NHS and social care

Unpaid carers can't keep on plugging gaps in the NHS and social care | Social services news | Scoop.it
More people need care than get it, and the gap is growing. Support for family carers is vital
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Angela Rippon: 'Teach the young about dementia' - BBC News

Angela Rippon: 'Teach the young about dementia' - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
Educating children through dementia awareness programmes in schools is, she says the best way to improve understanding of the disease and support those who develop it.
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Adoption law reform aims to speed up placements - BBC News

Adoption law reform aims to speed up placements - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
A shake-up of adoption rules in England that aims to move more children more quickly from the care system to family life is unveiled in the Queen's Speech.
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How can mental health services deliver better care for black patients?

How can mental health services deliver better care for black patients? | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Mental Health Taskforce’s plans to overhaul care offer a chance to put race equality back on the agenda
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Asset-based approaches: reflections on a journey of writing in partnership | Glasgow Centre for Population Health

Asset-based approaches: reflections on a journey of writing in partnership | Glasgow Centre for Population Health | Social services news | Scoop.it
Jennifer McLean reflects on the collaborative approach undertaken in writing a new book on asset-based approaches.
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Acumen - giving mental health service users and carers a voice | IRISS.FM

Acumen - giving mental health service users and carers a voice | IRISS.FM | Social services news | Scoop.it
Michael McEwan speak to Pauline Vance, Development Worker at Acumen, about its supports and services.
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Social care's learning culture changed my life

Social care's learning culture changed my life | Social services news | Scoop.it
Learning and development is a must to ensure adult social care workers have the right knowledge, skills and values to provide high quality, person centred care and support, says the Skills for Care chief executive I am currently completing a course...
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Care at Home & Housing Support Conference 2016

Care at Home & Housing Support Conference 2016 | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Scottish Care presents Care at Home & Housing Support Conference 2016 - Thursday, 23 June 2016 at Glasgow Marriott Hotel. Find event and ticket information.
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Tackling dementia: what's good for the heart is good for the brain

Tackling dementia: what's good for the heart is good for the brain | Social services news | Scoop.it
Lifestyle changes have contributed to a large decline in deaths from heart disease and stroke over the past 50 years – the same could be the case for dementia
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Want to write for us about working in social care? This is how

Want to write for us about working in social care? This is how | Social services news | Scoop.it
We're starting a new blog written by and for people working in the sector. This is a guide to writing, pitching and getting published
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Councillors to hear plan for Perth and Kinross health and social care services - Scottish Housing News

Councillors to hear plan for Perth and Kinross health and social care services - Scottish Housing News | Social services news | Scoop.it
A strategic plan which proposes to bring together health and social care services for the local area is to be discussed at the next meeting of Perth & Kinross Council’s housing and health committee next week.
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Nursery worker held child upside down until blood vessels "popped" in his eye - The Courier

Nursery worker held child upside down until blood vessels "popped" in his eye - The Courier | Social services news | Scoop.it
A nursery worker who dangled a child upside down until blood vessels around his eyes burst faces jail. In another horrific incident Caroline Bell lifted up a child by his ankles, carried him across the room then “dumped” him on his head.
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Self-neglect policy and practice: building an evidence base for adult social care

Report 69 published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in November 2014.
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How one area’s mental health teams are tackling the ‘scandal’ of out-of-area care

How one area’s mental health teams are tackling the ‘scandal’ of out-of-area care | Social services news | Scoop.it
Agencies in Bradford have joined forces to cut the number of adults in crisis being sent long distances for beds. Andy McNicoll reports.
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When I left my foster home, getting support became a nightmare

When I left my foster home, getting support became a nightmare | Social services news | Scoop.it
Local authorities need to do more to manage the uncertainty, desolation and confusion that young people face when moving between homes
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Liam Fee murder trial: Mother 'completely failed' toddler - BBC News

Liam Fee murder trial: Mother 'completely failed' toddler - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
A mother accused of murdering her two-year-old son tells a jury she completely failed her son.
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Learning Disability Week 2016 | IRISS.FM

Learning Disability Week 2016 | IRISS.FM | Social services news | Scoop.it
Learning Disability Week will be held from 16-20 May 2016. Michael McEwan speaks to Linda Mitchell, Learning and Development Manager at Scottish Commission for Learning Disability, about the theme for this year and associated activities happening in Scotland.
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Scotland Policy Conferences | Booking Form

Scotland Policy Conferences organises senior-level conferences on public policy affecting Scotland and devolved to the Scottish Parliament including education, health, transport, planning, housing, media and energy.
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Progressive Values for Scottish Justice?

Progressive Values for Scottish Justice? | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - The Scottish Universities Insight Institute presents Progressive Values for Scottish Justice? - Friday, 10 June 2016 at Grassmarket Community Project. Find event and ticket information.
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Skills for Care - My Account: Shop

Skills for Care - My Account: Shop | Social services news | Scoop.it
20% off our priced learning materials on our bookshop! Grab your copy now! https://t.co/yRE4dQ14iZ
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