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16 hours ago
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y Paul R. Pace, News staff The number of people age 65 and older is growing. And that growth adds the potential for increased cases of family conflicts in addressing an older person’s care and well-being. A newly developed practice modality, eldercaring coordination, can help families and older a[...]
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13 hours ago
Vaccine, developed by GlaxoSmithKline and US National Institutes of Health, is safe but results are a ‘tad disappointing’Results from an early Ebola vaccine trial are said to be a “tad disappointing” but show that the drug is safe.The trial conducted at Oxford University paves the way for th[...]
HealthEducationHealth and Care
14 hours ago
Charity says British Social Attitudes poll betrays public’s desire to show support for the health service as it faces challengesPublic satisfaction with the NHS reached its second-highest level ever last year, despite A&E units and GP surgeries coming under unprecedented pressure and financial[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy
16 hours ago
paid Cards Monday as part of the Government of The Bahamas' Social Safety Net Reform Project.
NASSAU, The Bahamas via Live.com News 
General Social Work
16 hours ago
sychological stress has reached worrying levels as a result of massive unemployment and cutbacks to social services, and expensive dental care is among the first things ditched by families experiencing financial difficulties. “The trauma of the economic ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
16 hours ago
pupil spending includes funds used for direct instruction, as well as student support services such as social work, guidance, health and psychological services, speech pathology and ...
[READ: Grade F: Many States Trail in College Funding and Tuition] Per via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental Health
17 hours ago
promoting social services like rent subsidies, employment programs, and family support services, it spends less—far less. What’s now clear is that we disproportionately allocate ...
But if one broadens the scope of health care to include undeniably health via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
17 hours ago
Rise in number of older mothers a likely factor, with the proportion of births to women over 40 doubling since 1993The number of babies being born by caesarean section increased to more than a quarter of all births last year.Health organisations say a rise in the number of older mothers is the cause[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareWomens Issues
17 hours ago
Police and Crown Prosecution Service conference on rape hears attackers are increasingly creating false narratives onlineRapists are increasingly exploiting social media to cover their tracks and mislead investigators, a joint conference by police and prosecutors on rape was told on Wednesday .At th[...]
Criminal Justice
17 hours ago
professor of housing and community development in the faculty of social work. “If income inequality grows, this is what happens — our income buys choice of house or apartment or neighbourhood, and you see that reflected in the map ... “Instead of ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
17 hours ago
f we weren't too busy laughing we'd be calling the authorities. Alas, as it turns out, there's no need to bring in social services. Apparently it's all a very big, very unfortunate misunderstanding. After we did some digging we discovered that the real ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
18 hours ago
As Rose George writes, it is not only female athletes who face the “taboo” of menstruation (Let’s stop being so bloody-minded about menstruation, 23 January). Across the developing world women struggle during their periods. From not being able to afford sanitary pads or tampons to being h[...]
WomenHealthEducationWomens Issues
18 hours ago
Cash incentives may affect behaviour, but what about the moral implications of being rewarded for misbehaving?Savvy policymakers have long argued that working with people’s natural instincts always produces the best results. Incentivising citizens to act responsibly is an idea beloved of the centr[...]
Children and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
19 hours ago
The NHS is at Defcon 1 as David Cameron seeks to defend it from weaponisation, with a full invasion of spin-doctors imminent
‘Weaponise, weaponise, weaponise.” David Cameron was so beside himself with anger that Ed Miliband had told the BBC he would weaponise the NHS that he felt obliged to[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
20 hours ago
Male carers who can prove they are acting in their partners’ interests would escape punishment under ‘coercive control’ legislationA new law on domestic violence that criminalises “coercive control” could exclude women with disabilities, who are particularly vulnerable to such abuse, say c[...]
WomenHealth and CareMental HealthDisabilitiesCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
20 hours ago
Exclusive: Guardian investigation finds that aggressive recruitment sees doctors from at least 27 countries hired in 32 of the 160 hospital trusts in England Up to 3,000 doctors have been hired from overseas by the NHS in the past year, as the service battles to tackle staff shortages that medical p[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
20 hours ago
Slapping on the sunscreen has confirmed that ‘top surgery’ was the best decision I’ve ever made. And I won’t let anxiety about people seeing my scars get in the wayThe Sun’s page 3 is gone! Or it isn’t. But maybe it will be one day. In the meantime, let me tell you about some nipples tha[...]
22 hours ago
Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including David Cameron and Ed Miliband at PMQsLunchtime summaryLabour v Tories on health - Who’s winning?Afternoon summary 4.18pm GMT The job’s far from over. With continuing demands on our resources, with the cost of ma[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHousin
22 hours ago
Rightwingers’ efforts to avoid ‘state interference with consumer choice’ may spark revolt of 100 MPs against policy introductionDowning Street has refused to confirm that David Cameron is personally in favour of plain packaging for cigarettes, as it emerged that up to 100 MPs could revolt agai[...]
23 hours ago
Pedestrians to be breathalysed, and even be subject to speed limits, in proposed effort to make pavements saferPedestrians in Spain could soon be breathalysed and made to obey speed limits in proposals by officials hoping to make the country’s streets safer.The plans have sparked a dispute, with t[...]
23 hours ago
English Longitudinal Study of Ageing project questioning 6,201 men and women up to 90 hopes results will crush stereotypesA sizeable minority of men and women are still sexually active into their 80s, according to a study which debunks the myth that older people no longer have sex.Older men are gett[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
23 hours ago
Prime minister says instructions were issued by a local NHS trust in West Midlands without any reference to ministersDavid Cameron has distanced the government from a new set of NHS guidelines that appear to tighten the criteria under which NHS hospitals can declare a major incident.As Ed Miliband [...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
23 hours ago
Attacks on the celebrity’s entitlement to state support are part of a deeper assault on the principle of social securityThe words Katie Price and taxpayers’ money are the sort that can separately invoke outrage-based hernias; put together, they can result in social media collapsing in a pool of [...]
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By Paul R. Pace, News staff The number of people age 65 and older is growing. And that growth adds the potential for increased cases of family conflicts in addressing an older person’s care and well-being. A newly developed practice modality, eldercaring coordination, can help families and older a[...]
 

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FROM PRESS RELEASE: WASHINGTON – The John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Foundation a $1 million, three-year grant that will be used to launch a program through NASW chapters in New York City, Maryland, Illinois and Florida to improve the deliv[...]