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5 hours ago
Frontline staff in London and south-east will earn up to £5,000 more under £12m cash injection announced by Liz TrussThousands of prison officers will receive a pay rise in a drive to boost staffing levels as the government attempts to address the jail safety crisis.Frontline staff in London and t[...]
Criminal Justice
7 hours ago
Both left and right are promoting the idea of a basic wage for everyone, currently on trial, as a solution to the new world of workWhen he got the letter after Christmas saying he was entitled to an unconditional income of €560 (£478) a month, Mika Ruusunen couldn’t believe his luck. “At firs[...]
Children and Parenting
10 hours ago
aste in government and the complex funding systems behind Connecticut's transportation and social services networks. A former contributing writer to The New York Times, Keith is a graduate of and a former journalism instructor at the University of ...
General Social WorkEducation
10 hours ago
ecause even a small amount of missing documentation can result in a judge denying a homeless person's application for disability or social services, Hewlett said her center's specialists will often hold onto the paperwork themselves. Hewlett said ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
11 hours ago
Tory peer says inquiry could ‘detoxify reforms that otherwise may be too politically dangerous to pursue’A royal commission should be set up to examine the long-term future of the National Health Service, a senior Tory peer has said.Former Conservative chairman Lord Saatchi said a commission cou[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
11 hours ago
The medical community were telling us that 'herd immunity rates,' as they call it, need to be 95%, and we were just dropping steadily below that,” Social Services Minister Christian Porter told the Guardian. And in some communities, such as the Sydney ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
11 hours ago
livia said she learned that the needs of children in foster care are not entirely met through social services. The experience influenced her desire to one day become a social worker, she said. Five Virginia Beach City Public Schools students were named ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
12 hours ago
olice arrested the parents on Saturday morning, and custody of the child has been transferred to social services. On Saturday night, the Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court extended the father’s remand by four days and the mother’s by three.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
14 hours ago
Jean Corston endured poverty and tragedy before becoming an MP and now a peer. Now, 10 years after her landmark report, she is still fighting to reform women’s prisonsA milestone in British penal history is about to be marked: the 10th anniversary of a devastating document that lifted the lid on t[...]
Housing and PovertyEducationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
14 hours ago
The renowned psychologist’s new book is overturning received wisdom. Here, he explains the flaws in feeling others’ painIt is often said the rich don’t make enough effort to appreciate what it is like to be poor and if they did we would have more equality and social justice. It’s said that w[...]
CharitiesChildrenHousing and PovertyMental HealthCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
14 hours ago
Health experts warn of rising death rates and a false economy as cutbacks hit treatmentSmokers in England wanting to quit face a postcode lottery as cash-strapped councils and GPs restrict access to services that can help them.The revelation has alarmed health experts and charities who claim that li[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
19 hours ago
ongtime resident Doug Elford attributes some of the community’s crime problems to the location of a high number of social service agencies, including the Surrey parole office and Surrey pretrial jail, in the area. Homelessness, drug use and ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
19 hours ago
he 20 year veteran in criminal justice and social work, discusses the strategy to help returning citizens stay out of prison. She talks about the services offered by the city, the motivational challenges faced by those just coming out, and how she looks ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
19 hours ago
Addo noted that in addition to the constitutional provisions which demanded religious tolerance and harmony amongst the populace, he told Maulvi Bin Salih he had a deep, personal attachment ...
healthcare and the provision of social services. President Akufo via Live.com News 
General Social Work
20 hours ago
ops! Please log in to use this feature. One reason that there is so much competition on campus these days to be the Single Most Offended Student is that that seems like a way to try out for one of the growing, but still limited, number of paying gigs as ...
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
20 hours ago
he previously worked at the Washington County Department of Social Services and Family Preservation Services ... (It) was definitely a part of my decision to move forward with social work because having that experience really showed me the 'good' that ...
General Social WorkEducation
20 hours ago
olice arrested the parents on Saturday morning, and custody of the child has been transferred to social services. On Saturday night, the Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court extended the father’s remand by four days and the mother’s by three.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
20 hours ago
n a statement on its website, the community said: “As part of our commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, Triratna’s safeguarding officer has reported the matter to social services in south London, in accordance with ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
22 hours ago
PM urged to find more money in budget for patients with rare and complex conditionsTheresa May has been urged by charity chiefs to stop the NHS rationing treatment for seriously ill patients and to find more money for their care in the budget next month.About 30 health charities, including the Teena[...]
HealthCharitiesCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy

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3 days ago
In the United States, around 70% of deaths take place in hospital or other institutional settings (e.g., hospice). Hospitals need to handle the unique business of postmortem care: end-of-life needs, care of the decedent’s body, permission for autopsy, release of the body to the funeral home, and q[...]
 

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4 days ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is withholding support for the Senate confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Although Judge Gorsuch’s judicial record is relatively sparse as it relates to the foremost issues of the day there are indications his[...]
 
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) transformed our health care system and extended health insurance coverage to over 20 million individuals. Steps are in place to undo the progress we have made. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Society for Social Work Leadershi[...]