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BASW CEO responds to Channel 4 Dispatches

BASW CEO responds to Channel 4 Dispatches | Social services news | Scoop.it
The British Association of Social Workers is the independent and member-led professional association of social workers in the United Kingdom.
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Universities join forces to launch consortium to tackle dementia in Greater Manchester

Universities join forces to launch consortium to tackle dementia in Greater Manchester | Social services news | Scoop.it
Manchester, Salford and Manchester Metropolitan universities are teaming up in a new initiative t
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Webwatch: Sea Hero Quest - Ground-breaking mobile game to support early dementia diagnosis

Webwatch: Sea Hero Quest - Ground-breaking mobile game to support early dementia diagnosis | Social services news | Scoop.it
Sea Hero Quest is an innovative new mobile game specifically designed to create the world’
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Round-Up: May 2016

Round-Up: May 2016 | Social services news | Scoop.it
Read our May Round-Up of project news and resources https://t.co/hMRUBzLYe6 #socialservices #socialcare #socialwork
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Thousands of families await care cost decisions - BBC News

Thousands of families await care cost decisions - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
Almost 12,000 people in England are still waiting to hear if they are due millions of pounds in backdated care fees.
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Being a personal assistant in social care - Mo

Mo works as a personal assistant, supporting Helen with her personal care and social needs. He has worked in care for 9 years and decided to become a ...
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Being a personal assistant in social care - Tuija and Charlotte

Tuiji and Charlotte are personal assistants for Anne who has advanced dementia. They support Anne in her own home with personal care tasks, meal times and ...
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Being a personal assistant in social care - Robert and Caroline

Robert and Caroline support Robert's sister Claire. Claire has a social care personal budget she uses to employ personal assistants to support her with her daily ...
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‘Dispatches child protection programme was neither fair nor constructive’

‘Dispatches child protection programme was neither fair nor constructive’ | Social services news | Scoop.it
Ray Jones gives his take on Channel 4's undercover Dispatches documentary on Birmingham's children's services
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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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‘Social workers are in the spotlight: can we harness the attention for good?’

‘Social workers are in the spotlight: can we harness the attention for good?’ | Social services news | Scoop.it
Our profession, particularly child protection, is under intense scrutiny from media and government. How we respond will be crucial, writes Social Work Tutor
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Better care in my hands: A review of how people are involved in their care | Care Quality Commission

Better care in my hands: A review of how people are involved in their care | Care Quality Commission | Social services news | Scoop.it
Better Care In My Hands describes how well people are involved in their own care and what good involvement looks like. People’s right to being involved in their own care is enshrined in law in the fundamental standards of care.
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Dispatches social worker breaks silence on why she went undercover

Dispatches social worker breaks silence on why she went undercover | Social services news | Scoop.it
Community Care columnist Social Work Tutor asks the Dispatches social worker 'Vicky' about her reasons for taking part in Channel 4's documentary on child protection
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Child death inquiries will be overhauled, say ministers - BBC News

Child death inquiries will be overhauled, say ministers - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
The system of inquiries into child deaths in England where neglect or abuse is suspected will be overhauled, says the government
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End-of-life care must be a core priority for all local health and care leaders | Tracey Bleakley - NHS Confederation

End-of-life care must be a core priority for all local health and care leaders | Tracey Bleakley - NHS Confederation | Social services news | Scoop.it
Tracey Bleakley, chief executive of the national charity Hospice UK, outlines how more health and wellbeing boards and clinical commissioning groups can work collaboratively with hospices and other organisations to tackle gaps in service planning...
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People with dementia missing out on 'personalised end-of-life care'

People with dementia missing out on 'personalised end-of-life care' | Social services news | Scoop.it
People with dementia missing out on 'personalised end-of-life care'
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Care homes can help cash-strapped councils by being an ’open book’ says adult social care director

Care homes can help cash-strapped councils by being an ’open book’ says adult social care director | Social services news | Scoop.it
Care homes can help cash-strapped councils by being an ’open book’ says adult social care director
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Being a personal assistant in social care - Kelly and Elem

Kelly and Elem work as personal assistants, supporting an elderly lady called Anne. Kelly previously worked in retail but after being involved in a serious ...
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Being a personal assistant in social care - Sue

Sue is a personal assistant and supports Marta who has Freidrichs ataxia Sue has a long background working in social care before becoming a personal ...
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Personal budgets allow people to control their own support and their own lives

Personal budgets allow people to control their own support and their own lives | Social services news | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, personal budgets have completely changed social care in England, despite unprecedented local authority cuts
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Scottish Care is hiring a Communications & Events Officer - Scottish Care

Scottish Care is hiring a Communications & Events Officer - Scottish Care | Social services news | Scoop.it
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Communications & Events Officer to work as part of our national team
- 25th May 2016
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Why is it more difficult than ever for older people to leave hospital?

Why is it more difficult than ever for older people to leave hospital? | Social services news | Scoop.it
David Oliver looks at the findings of the National Audit Office report published today, and considers why hospitals are still failing to discharge older people on time.
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