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RGU professor puts the spotlight on health and social care education | News | February 2016 | Robert Gordon University (RGU) Aberdeen, Scotland

RGU professor puts the spotlight on health and social care education | News | February 2016 | Robert Gordon University (RGU) Aberdeen, Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it

RT @RobertGordonUni: #RGU professor @pashld to put spotlight on health & social care education at 17 Feb lecture https://t.co/jnwewt1SNk ht…...

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Rotherham child abuse scandal: 1,400 children exploited, report finds - BBC News

Rotherham child abuse scandal: 1,400 children exploited, report finds - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
At least 1,400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, a report finds.
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Realising the untapped potential of volunteering in health and care

Realising the untapped potential of volunteering in health and care | Social services news | Scoop.it
As we announce the winners of this year’s GSK IMPACT Awards, programme manager Lisa Weaks considers the invaluable role that volunteering plays in health and care.
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Care 'has improved for 12,000 in homes' in England - BBC News

Care 'has improved for 12,000 in homes' in England - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
More than 12,000 people in England are now safer and being looked after better in care homes than they were two years ago, the Care Quality Commission says.
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Social workers should not ignore the benefits of adoption by foster carers

Social workers should not ignore the benefits of adoption by foster carers | Social services news | Scoop.it
More children in local authority care could benefit from the stability of a permanent placement if carer adoption was encouraged and supported
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Children in care: Call to cut prosecutions for minor offences - BBC News

Children in care: Call to cut prosecutions for minor offences - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
Children in care should not be prosecuted for minor offences, says Prison Reform Trust report.
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Care Charges—The Ongoing War On Disabled People

Care Charges—The Ongoing War On Disabled People | Social services news | Scoop.it
Helping people with learning disabilities campaign for improvements in Scottish society
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Dementia : End of life care

A video from the Social Care TV YouTube Channel looking at providing end of life care to people with dementia. Northern Training are one the leadin
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Dr Catherine Calderwood on the need to treat people, not patients | Holyrood Magazine

Dr Catherine Calderwood on the need to treat people, not patients | Holyrood Magazine | Social services news | Scoop.it
Treat people, not patients - exclusive interview with chief medical officer Dr Catherine Calderwood https://t.co/0isl4LKJrk by @HolyroodTom
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Social Work Seminar Series

Social Work Seminar Series | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh presents Social Work Seminar Series - Friday, 27 May 2016 at Project Room 1.06. Find event and ticket information.
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10 priorities for integrating physical and mental health

10 priorities for integrating physical and mental health | Social services news | Scoop.it
RT @TheKingsFund: 10 priorities for integrating physical and mental health: https://t.co/YCR2r5QuKl #MHAW16 https://t.co/zE8AcWX7dc
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A guide to radical social work

A guide to radical social work | Social services news | Scoop.it
Inequality and poverty have a devastating effect on service users. Radical social work acknowledges this, and acts to achieve social change
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The new era promised by the Care Act is yet to arrive

The new era promised by the Care Act is yet to arrive | Social services news | Scoop.it
One year after the act came into force, the momentum behind the changes risks being lost
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How can we improve the lives of young people in care?

How can we improve the lives of young people in care? | Social services news | Scoop.it
We want to hear from people who have been or are in care about the reforms needed to better help looked-after children
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The Social Care Training Hub in UK

The social care training hub is speechless training provider in UK for young people & children specifically. It targets fostering schools, children's homes with ...
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Why being judged inadequate is not all bad for care homes | David Brindle

Why being judged inadequate is not all bad for care homes | David Brindle | Social services news | Scoop.it
Almost three-quarters of care homes in England originally rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission improved their grade within six months of reinspection
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People with a learning disability are being denied care close to home | Andrew Cannon

People with a learning disability are being denied care close to home | Andrew Cannon | Social services news | Scoop.it
Coalition of learning disability care providers warns that government plans to shut down long-stay units will fail because of inadequate funding
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150,000 pre-school children could be victims of abuse

150,000 pre-school children could be victims of abuse | Social services news | Scoop.it
Care workers have reported up to 150,000 pre-school children to social services over fears of abuse or neglect, investigations revealed. A series of scandals involving children - dating back to Baby P in 2008 - has led to a climate of...
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Agenda for Behavioural Insights and Scottish Public Services: What's possible?

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Health+Care Show: 'It's more important than ever for care providers to share best practice'

Health+Care Show: 'It's more important than ever for care providers to share best practice' | Social services news | Scoop.it
Health+Care Show: 'It's more important than ever for care providers to share best practice'
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Building climate resilience in health and social care

Building climate resilience in health and social care | Social services news | Scoop.it
This is a partnership event between Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Public Health England, focused on the implications of climate change for health and social care, featuring speakers from Public Health England, NHS Sustainable Development Unit, and...
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Children in care should not face prosecution for minor offences, report says

Children in care should not face prosecution for minor offences, report says | Social services news | Scoop.it
Young people in care should not be prosecuted for minor offences, a major report has advised, in a bid to protect vulnerable and disadvantaged children from criminalisation. An independent review chaired by Lord Laming for the Prison...
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New legislation opens door to direct government regulation of social workers

New legislation opens door to direct government regulation of social workers | Social services news | Scoop.it
BASW raises concerns over move, warning standards must be independent of short-term government priorities
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CQC pilots joined-up approach to health and social care inspection by place

CQC pilots joined-up approach to health and social care inspection by place | Social services news | Scoop.it
CQC pilots joined-up approach to health and social care inspection by place: https://t.co/Q7soSqQuWq via @NHENews
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‘The government’s new legislation will strip social workers of our independence’

‘The government’s new legislation will strip social workers of our independence’ | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Children and Social Work Bill shows the government’s determination to make social work a politically-controlled profession
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One in three people who suspect child abuse 'do nothing'

One in three people who suspect child abuse 'do nothing' | Social services news | Scoop.it
A third of people who suspect child abuse do not report it, concerning research has shown. 15 per cent of people have suspected child abuse at some point in their life but just two thirds have taken steps to report their concerns to the...
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