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I love being a care worker, but I feel guilty when it's time to go

I love being a care worker, but I feel guilty when it's time to go | Social services news | Scoop.it
Funding for social care is getting tighter, so homecare visits are rushed, and I see what that means to the people I support
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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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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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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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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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