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85% of social workers were assaulted, harassed or verbally abused in the past ... - Communitycare.co.uk

85% of social workers were assaulted, harassed or verbally abused in the past ... - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
85% of social workers were assaulted, harassed or verbally abused in the past ...
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In Community Care's online survey of 446 social workers, 85% said they had been physically assaulted, verbally abused or harassed in the past year.
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Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network

Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network | Social services news | Scoop.it
Next public online workshop takes place 29 September – 31 October 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working int he organisation.
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Reviewing Youth Justice in Scotland: past, present and future

Reviewing Youth Justice in Scotland: past, present and future | Social services news | Scoop.it
As Scotland’s national centre for youth justice, the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice has produced a seminal paper that reflects on the country’s youth crime and justice scene, 50 years on from the Kilbrandon Report and in the midst of a...
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Social work makes debut on graduate employers list - The Guardian

Social work makes debut on graduate employers list - The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
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Social work makes debut on graduate employers list
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Care home boss suspended for watching porn at work

Care home boss suspended for watching porn at work | Social services news | Scoop.it
A CARE home boss has been suspended after admitting watching porn at work while looking after vulnerable adults.
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Services supporting older people are on verge of meltdown

Services supporting older people are on verge of meltdown | Social services news | Scoop.it
By 2015 there will be 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, and today’s social care systems are not equipped to cope (This is my experience and one that I think is only going to get worse.
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Child trafficking: a Scottish perspective

When: Wed Oct 29, 2014 Where: Scottish Youth Theatre, 105 Brunswick St, Glasgow, United Kingdom Event Status: confirmed Event Description: One day conference that will focus on children and young people who are victims of trafficking, including of...
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24 Outstanding Statistics on How Social Media has Impacted Health Care

24 Outstanding Statistics on How Social Media has Impacted Health Care | Social services news | Scoop.it
Communication has been disrupted through social media but how has the health care industry faired? Dive into an analysis of 24 statistics on the subject.
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The planning chief who says garden cities can solve the housing crisis | Hannah Fearn

The planning chief who says garden cities can solve the housing crisis | Hannah Fearn | Social services news | Scoop.it
Kate Henderson is an unlikely head of the Town and Country Planning Agency and a female leader in a male-dominated industryAll three major political parties have signed up to the idea of new garden cities as a solution to the housing crisis.
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Mental health patients become more unwell waiting for talking treatments

Mental health patients become more unwell waiting for talking treatments | Social services news | Scoop.it
One in six with mental health problems attempt suicide while 40% say they have self-harmed, We Need to Talk coalition findsPeople with mental health problems in England are becoming more unwell while waiting to access talking treatments, with one...
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Social care seen as “last resort” by South Asian communities, finds study - Communitycare.co.uk

Social care seen as “last resort” by South Asian communities, finds study - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
Social care seen as “last resort” by South Asian communities, finds study Communitycare.co.uk Social services should support South Asian families to care for older relatives rather than act as an alternative to traditional family care, according to...
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What mental health services can learn from Sandwells integrated approach | Paul Burstow

What mental health services can learn from Sandwells integrated approach | Paul Burstow | Social services news | Scoop.it
Sandwell in the West Midlands has re-engineered its services to support more people at an earlier stage in their illness, with impressive resultsIt is good news that the chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, has turned the spotlight on mental...
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Scotland's largest council begins hunt for new £168,000 chief executive

Scotland's largest council begins hunt for new £168,000 chief executive | Social services news | Scoop.it
Glasgow City Council begin advertising for new boss after George Black announces retirement.
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A different way of doing things

A different way of doing things | Social services news | Scoop.it
The first thing I learnt having a significant life long impairment is that to succeed in the world as a credible disability consultant and activist is that I had to do things differently to make the most of my situation.
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Providers as partners: redefining relationships in an integrated world

When: Wed Nov 26, 2014 to Thu Nov 27, 2014  Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Perth Rd, Dunblane, United Kingdom Event Status: confirmed Event Description: CCPS conference that will examine the range of reforms both planned and under way,...
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How would social care be different in an independent Scotland? - The Guardian

How would social care be different in an independent Scotland? - The Guardian | Social services news | Scoop.it
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How would social care be different in an independent Scotland?
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On the surface, the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum need not make too much difference to social work and social care in Scotland.
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RT @BeresfordPeter: http://t.co/rFMXROfIDU hope these are really helpful as the new social work and OT courses begin. please share thanks
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How will Scots with learning disabilities be voting in the referendum? | Ian Hood

How will Scots with learning disabilities be voting in the referendum? | Ian Hood | Social services news | Scoop.it
We ran workshops for people with learning disabilities looking at issues surrounding independence and how to voteAt the Learning Disability Alliance Scotland we have been determined that people with learning disabilities should have every chance to...
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Survey on qualification requirements for managers and supervisors in adult services

Survey on qualification requirements for managers and supervisors in adult services | Social services news | Scoop.it
We are looking for your views on the level and credit of awards (qualifications) for managers and supervisors. This includes: • care home services for adults • care at home services • adult day care services • housing support services.
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Why did I need to write about my adopted daughters? | Jane Green

Why did I need to write about my adopted daughters? | Jane Green | Social services news | Scoop.it
If I've helped raise awareness that children who have suffered abuse and trauma need far greater support, then the stress of writing was worth itThis is my last column on the experience of raising two adopted daughters.
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How restorative justice is steering young offenders away from crime | Anna Bawden

How restorative justice is steering young offenders away from crime | Anna Bawden | Social services news | Scoop.it
An alternative to court has reduced reoffending rates, prevented young offenders from getting a criminal record and freed up £2m to reinvest in preventive servicesIn a small workshop on an industrial estate, Jordan Lee Caffyn is putting the...
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Daily roundup: Rotherham resignation, Pelka campaign, and Ofsted inspections

Daily roundup: Rotherham resignation, Pelka campaign, and Ofsted inspections | Social services news | Scoop.it
cypnow Police and crime commissioner resigns in wake of Rotherham scandal; social worker recruitment campaign in Coventry gets off to good start; and Ofsted announces no-notice school...
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Gaps in the housing 'safety net'

A report examined the range of government support available to help families to access suitable housing and avoid homelessness in the United Kingdom (the housing 'safety net').
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Lecturer in Social Work jobs, Edinburgh, £38,511 - £45,954 | Guardian Jobs

Lecturer in Social Work jobs, Edinburgh, £38,511 - £45,954 | Guardian Jobs | Social services news | Scoop.it
Apply for Lecturer in Social Work in Edinburgh on Guardian Jobs. Full Time position working for EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY.
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Samantha Morton: I was sexually abused as a child in care homes video interview

Samantha Morton: I was sexually abused as a child in care homes video interview | Social services news | Scoop.it
Following revelations of child sex abuse in Rotherham, actor and director Samantha Morton felt the need to go public about her own shocking experience growing up in care homes in Nottingham.
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