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The need for a cure for dementia is pressing, but practical solutions to benefit those with the condition are also vitalSocial care faces an annual funding gap of £2.3bn by 2021 – by which time nearly a million people in the UK will be living with dementia. With no way to slow or stop the disease[...]
PolicyHealth and CareGovernment Policy
5 hours ago
The latest NHS reorganisation has reawakened fears of privatisation. Only a Labour government can bury them once and for allAfter Brexit, David Cameron’s second worst legacy is his assault on the NHS. His explosive 2012 Health and Social Care Act was designed to privatise it into sm[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
9 hours ago
Evidence of effectiveness remains ‘limited’, says Medical Journal of Australia editorialDoctors have been warned against rushing to prescribe medical cannabis despite Australians’ acceptance of its use.To date, the evidence on the effectiveness of medical cannabis remains “limited”, say Je[...]
HealthEducationHealth and Care
9 hours ago
acquired portions of its property, including the tribe's Head Start, social services center and human resources building. The grant is part of the EPA's general assistance program, or GAP, for tribes. The program ...
She said the tribe needs to map some newly via Live.com News 
General Social Work
10 hours ago
left coalition, which brought an end to almost 10 years of National’s center right rule, plans to pour money into social services and housing and strike a more protectionist stance by tightening up foreign investment rules. Ardern’s ...
Labour’s center via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
10 hours ago
Blood and urine test, believed to be first of its kind, could lead to earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disordersScientists say they have developed a blood and urine test that can detect autism in children.Researchers at the University of Warwick said the test, believed to be the first of its kin[...]
Children and ParentingEducationDisabilities
11 hours ago
e’s choosing to ignore the fact that the local police visited this guy 39 times in response to 911 calls. Social services for the county had to do an assessment of this. Everyone in the school saw the warning signs and indicators, yet he decides not to ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
11 hours ago
Therapies may one day enable healthy part of brain to take over tasks from damaged areas
Adults who have experienced a stroke may one day be able to take a drug to help their brain “rewire” itself, so that tasks once carried out by now-damaged areas can be taken over by other regions, resear[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
11 hours ago
Researchers find elderly people with high cognitive function have more of a certain type of brain cell“Superagers” have long puzzled scientists, but now researchers say they are unpicking why some people live beyond 80 – and still appear to be in fine fettle, with cognitive capacities on a par[...]
HealthGerontology
16 hours ago
Survey finds majority of colleges run online training but only a third have involved a sexual assault support service in setting it upAustralia’s official university structures are lagging behind student awareness and understanding of sexual assault and consent, survivor advocacy groups have said.[...]
Education
17 hours ago
nlike many others among the Nizam's descendants, Fazal Jah was associated with several social service and philanthropist activities. A true son of the soil, he spent all his life in Hyderabad working for the cause of the poor. He did not settle down in a ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
17 hours ago
n independent watcher in the know of affairs says, “Convinced of the superiority of the private over public sector, models are tested to deliver social services using market tools. It suits the government, which withdraws from its role of service giver ...
General Social Work
17 hours ago
WO out of every five women are getting off on social media pics of their male colleagues – beating the number of men doing the same in reverse. That's according to a new study by a porn site that found 39% of men and 42% of women masturbated to ...
General Social WorkWomens Issues
19 hours ago
Husband of murdered MP denies allegations but admits ‘mistakes’ while at Save the ChildrenThe husband of the murdered MP Jo Cox has resigned from the two charities he set up in her memory after being publicly accused of sexual assault. Brendan Cox has stepped down from his posts at More in Commo[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
20 hours ago
Seriously ill patients having to wait for hours for paramedics to arrive, says NHS boss

Patients who have a stroke or heart attack are at risk of harm because so many ambulances are stuck at A&E units that they cannot respond quickly enough to 999 calls, an NHS boss has said.The admission[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
20 hours ago
e are going to make a change. Read more: Advice from a survivor of the Florida school shooting: It’s time to start ignoring Trump. Florida social services investigated alleged school shooter Nikolas Cruz before rampage, knew he wanted to buy gun
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2 days ago
There are many challenges that face children who age out of the foster care system, including education, housing, and health care. One rarely-addressed challenge is oral health care. Children who have aged out of the foster care system face considerable barriers in accessing oral health care. Althou[...]
 

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The Maine Legislature on February 14 held a hearing on a bill to ban gay conversion therapy. The National Association of Social Workers has long been against such therapy, saying it does not change the sexual identity of people who are LGBT and harms their mental well-being.   NASW Maine Chapter [...]
 
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Dear NASW Member, The National Association of Social Workers – Florida Chapter (NASW-FL) offers its heartfelt condolences to the students, staff and families of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. We share your loss and grief at the senseless tragedy. The outpouring of commu[...]
 
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Register today as a 2018 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Conference exhibitor! In June 2018, NASW will bring together more than 2,000 social workers and related professionals from across the country and around the world to expand their understanding of the importance of social[...]
 
5 days ago
By Alison Laurio, News contributor “Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me … but would have taken so much more.” “The ...
 
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The NASW-Illinois Chapter expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Pamela Knight. Ms. Knight died last week as a result of injuries suffered during an attack on her in September 2017 while working to protect children in her capacity as an investigator for the Illinois Department of Childre[...]