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Leaving review – unique view of care-home teens stepping into adulthood

Leaving review – unique view of care-home teens stepping into adulthood | Social services news | Scoop.it
This moving verbatim piece about young people in care shows playwright Paddy Campbell’s fine ear for absurdity
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Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland Membership and Benefits

Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland Membership and Benefits | Social services news | Scoop.it
RT @DementiaCarerVo: See the benefits of becoming an @ALLIANCEScot today https://t.co/AEQa1kGW5y #support #peopleatthecentre #transformatio…
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New one day training course: Making and measuring impact

New one day training course: Making and measuring impact | Social services news | Scoop.it
11 May 2017 9am to 4 pm
The University of Edinburgh
This one day training session draws on the growing body of literature about research utilisation to explore the processes of research impact and measurement. The first part will focus … read more
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Content tagged with International Short Break Association (ISBA) (2016) | Iriss

Content tagged with International Short Break Association (ISBA) (2016) | Iriss | Social services news | Scoop.it
Audio of keynote sessions at the 10th International Short Break Association conference, 13–15 September 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland.

The International Short Break Association (ISBA) is a worldwide initiative made up of agencies and organisations providing health care and respite services for families concerned with disabilities. 

Other presentation slides, videos, and workshop material can be found on the official ISBA 2016 presentations website.
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Issue of children who sexually abuse other children is not something that can be ignored

Issue of children who sexually abuse other children is not something that can be ignored | Social services news | Scoop.it
What drives a child to commit sexual abuse?
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Exploring collaborative learning, research and action in public service reform: Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Change Fund Beyond Action Learning initiative | What Works Scotland

Exploring collaborative learning, research and action in public service reform: Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Change Fund Beyond Action Learning initiative | What Works Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
“we certainly felt we had the power to influence change for our own area and our own issues” Action Learning report https://t.co/ixnbsZVMXq
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Social Work with Older People: Development of Capabilities Statement and Professional Development Pathway for Social Workers | BASW News

Social Work with Older People: Development of Capabilities Statement and Professional Development Pathway for Social Workers | BASW News | 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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People Powered Health and Wellbeing Review of 2016 | The ALLIANCE

People Powered Health and Wellbeing Review of 2016 | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it
.@pphwscot Promoting lived experiencein service design and delivery, demonstrating social and economic case https://t.co/uISHQzyq7t https://t.co/m9AQO7bvRw
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Research in Practice for Adults | The impact of health inequalities on people with learning disabilities

Research in Practice for Adults | The impact of health inequalities on people with learning disabilities | Social services news | Scoop.it
Doing more to support the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities - new blog from @NDTiSue https://t.co/pF1wdhgyQw
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Dumfries and Galloway Council: Fairness and Equality for Disabled People in Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries and Galloway Council: Fairness and Equality for Disabled People in Dumfries and Galloway | Social services news | Scoop.it
Hi.  My name is Andrew Doyle and I need your help to stop an unfair attack on the lives of disabled people, people with mental health conditions and other support needs in Dumfries and Galloway.   The local council has started to ask people who need social care to pay between £25 and £35 more pe
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Working together not falling apart: Designing, delivering and surviving health and social care integration. Part 1 of 4

Working together not falling apart: Designing, delivering and surviving health and social care integration. Part 1 of 4 | Social services news | Scoop.it
Designing, delivering and surviving health and social care integration
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The social care crisis hits disabled people hard. So why are they forgotten? | Frances Ryan

The social care crisis hits disabled people hard. So why are they forgotten? | Frances Ryan | Social services news | Scoop.it
The debate focuses on the elderly, but hundreds of thousands of people of all ages are made to suffer because the vital help they need is being cut
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Budget 2017: Extra £2 billion for social care in England

Budget 2017: Extra £2 billion for social care in England | Social services news | Scoop.it
Read Budget 2017: Extra £2 billion for social care in England latest on ITV News. All the Wednesday 8th March 2017 news
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Named Person service

Named Person service | Social services news | Scoop.it
Legislation planned to support children and their families.
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Council loses bid to gain parental rights over Scots child

Council loses bid to gain parental rights over Scots child | Social services news | Scoop.it
A council has lost a legal bid to gain parental rights over a child whose parents have learning difficulties.
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Police Scotland identify 4,400 child abuse victims

Police Scotland identify 4,400 child abuse victims | Social services news | Scoop.it
Police Scotland has identified more than 2,000 files as part of investigations into the abuse of children in care and crimes carried out be leading public figures.
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What do older people experiencing loneliness think about primary care or community based interventions to reduce loneliness? A qualitative study in England - Kharicha - 2017 - Health & Social Care ...

RT @HHSLNew: What do older people experiencing loneliness think about interventions to reduce loneliness? - https://t.co/0AnNgnGKbu
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Social Care Officer (Fixed Term) job with ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL | Guardian Jobs

Social Care Officer (Fixed Term) in Experienced (non manager), Government & politics with ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL. Apply Today.
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All the horror stories I came across as a care worker were about employers | James Bloodworth

All the horror stories I came across as a care worker were about employers | James Bloodworth | Social services news | Scoop.it
It was easy to get the job, but care slots can be as short as five minutes and pay often dips below minimum wage. No wonder many give up
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Difficult for hospitals to balance books 'while social care under pressure'

Difficult for hospitals to balance books 'while social care under pressure' | Social services news | Scoop.it
NHS hospitals will not be able to balance their books until problems in social care are addressed
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Social Work: Seminars and Events : ‘I just assumed that it would be important to maintain a bond’: Social worker decision making regarding living and contact arrangements in cases of sibling incest.

Social Work: Seminars and Events : ‘I just assumed that it would be important to maintain a bond’: Social worker decision making regarding living and contact arrangements in cases of sibling incest. | Social services news | Scoop.it
1st Mar 2017 14:00 (2 hours)
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Elderly left 'trapped in beds' amid fears care sector will collapse

Elderly left 'trapped in beds' amid fears care sector will collapse | Social services news | Scoop.it
Care for the elderly is at risk of a “complete collapse,” with half of those in need of home help now not receiving it - including those trapped in their beds, a charity has warned.
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Glasgow to cut £5.4m from health and social care amid fears others may follow suit - Herald Scotland - UK Local

Glasgow to cut £5.4m from health and social care amid fears others may follow suit - Herald Scotland - UK Local | Social services news | Scoop.it
Herald ScotlandGlasgow to cut £5.4m from health and social care amid fears others may follow suitHerald ScotlandMILLIONS of pounds are being stripped from health care services as part of an unprecedented overhaul that will heap pressure on hospitals, drive up bed-blocking and disrupt routine treatment and operations, the leading nursing body has claimed.and more » read more
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