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5 hours ago
Tory plans to reduce benefit cap to £23,000 a year would leave large families on benefits unable to afford rent and facing relocation elsewhere in UKSocial housing across the south-east of England would become unaffordable for large families on benefits within days of a Conservative victory in the [...]
PolicyHousingHousing and Poverty
6 hours ago
A tale of schizophrenia, bullying and loneliness that is oddly upliftingI must confess my heart sank slightly when I started reading this debut novel, written from the point of view of a cripplingly shy young man whose life is riddled with phobias and obsessions. Since the huge success of Mark Haddo[...]
HealthEducationCriminal Justice
6 hours ago
Dylan Evans was worried about the end of the world. So he sold his house and headed for the Scottish Highlands with his cat, Socrates, and a couple of yurts. What could possibly go wrong?
In early 2006 I was 39, living in Bristol and working at one of the best robotics labs in the world. I had b[...]
7 hours ago
An LPA will enable the people you trust to make decisions on your behalf if you are unable toFew of us want to think that we might lose our mental capacity or how we would cope with our financial affairs if we did. Yet, given the statistics – there are around 850,000 people with dementia in the UK[...]
Health and Care
12 hours ago
he Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) confirmed that a young woman in New Castle County has been infected with the measles. This case marks the first in the state since 2012, said the Department of Health. The woman, who is in her ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
12 hours ago
n array of social services provides benefits for day care, housing, job training, health care and other needs, though it is well understood that state and federal programs do not come close to meeting the need. Where needs are not met, people struggle.
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
12 hours ago
The work that we do here at Guardian Ad Litem Services is social work in its truest form and that’s what I went to school for,” Valentino said. “Social work is really about trying to help people improve their lives and that is really our mission ...
General Social WorkEducation
12 hours ago
e said if prices remain low, U.S. consumers will see an annual savings of about $750 per family. On the downside, countries that fund social services with oil profits could become destabilized.
General Social Work
14 hours ago
B students have picked varied fields like entrepreneurship, higher studies, research assistantship and social work, the survey showed. Another interesting finding of this survey showed that 50 per cent of the ...
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General Social WorkEducation
18 hours ago
‘The homes should be for local people’, say residents of south-eastern suburb as developers target luxury flats at Hong Kong investorsTo most residents of Abbey Wood in south-east London the prospect of owning one of the flats in the new Abbey Tower development taking shape on their doorstep is [...]
Housing
19 hours ago
Measure would ban the use of EBT cards at pot-store ATMs as state lawmakers look to avoid federal interventionWelfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It’s an urban legend that won’t go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit car[...]
19 hours ago
Despite some positive developments across the United Nations system, the task of protecting civilians has become more onerous as conflicts have become increasingly vicious, with the brutalization of women a deplorable persisting trend, a senior UN relief official said today, as she urged the Securit[...]
GerontologyWomens Issues
19 hours ago
Stephen Frost, campaigner for inquest into death of David Kelly, fired after revealing alleged dispensing problems at army baseAn experienced doctor, who has questioned the official explanation for the death of weapons expert David Kelly, was dismissed by text and email while on a family holiday aft[...]
HealthCriminal Justice
19 hours ago
The Muslim Council of Britain represents 500 mosques, schools and charities – but the government won’t talk to it. Its elected leader Shuja Shafi explains why such choices mean the ‘trust deficit’ is growingWho speaks for Britain’s Muslims? The question is often asked, and never [...]
Charities and VolunteerismEducationMinorities and Immigration
20 hours ago
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20 hours ago
As levels of participation fall, the Scot has become an unwitting champion of greater female involvementWho would have thought, a few years ago, that the scowling, brilliant but bad-tempered Andy Murray could become a feminist hero? I’ve always been a fan of Murray. I like his aggression and his r[...]
WomenHealthWomens Issues
20 hours ago
oth Mr Hockey and Social Services Minister Scott Morrison have this week hinted at significant PPL change. A task force set up to look at a broader families package has been weighing up options since Christmas after Mr Morrison took charge of what will be ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
20 hours ago
profit aiding and housing homeless men, women and children from Greenwich and other communities in the region is ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyWomens Issues
20 hours ago
long arts budget would run the Department of Health, Social Services & Public Safety for only one day. The myth that the arts can afford the cuts is over. The arts cannot.
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
20 hours ago
on’t miss the opportunity to play a part in this year’s legislative session. Whether you’re concerned about education funding, social services, resource development or the state’s infrastructure spending on roads and ferries, your legislators want ...
General Social WorkEducation
21 hours ago
Bruce Keogh and Jeremy Hunt say policy is key to raising standards in the health serviceHeart surgeons have written to the NHS England chief executive asking for a rethink of the policy of publishing patients’ death rates, claiming it is causing some colleagues to avoid risky operations.A letter t[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
21 hours ago
cott, chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Social Services Committee, said after the Senate voted to reject his amendment that he won't support Medicaid expansion without some similar type of cost control. "I think anybody out there that votes for ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
21 hours ago
uthorities said the children and parents all have special needs and have been under the care of three social service agencies. In addition to the ferrets, the family had six cats and two turtles. Two dogs had previously been removed from the home.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
21 hours ago
he criminalization of survival. Increased benefits like welfare and food stamps and other social services would mean less poverty and less women going to jail. US PROS campaigns for the decriminalization of prostitution and for higher benefits and wages ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
21 hours ago
These problems have virtually denied Nigeria the opportunity to improve other social services like education and healthcare.” Buhari continued, “Infrastructure is another structure that helps to bring industries back that will create employmen
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care

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2 days ago
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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1 week ago
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[...]