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6 hours ago
People being hired in management positions don’t have the skills to tackle the health service’s current problems
It’s my job to support and develop senior NHS managers. And I’m deeply worried that we’re setting them up to fail – then recruiting more in the same mould.
I’m a forme[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
8 hours ago
Personal grooming is all the fashion as dementia-trained hairdressers and beauticians help to maintain dignity and self-respect among residentsOne of Jenny Twigg’s most memorable clients was a woman in her 90s named Margaret, who liked her hair dyed purple. It was far from just a rinse. The dye ca[...]
Careers
9 hours ago
University of St. Thomas School of Social Work also will host the Prenatal to Three Policy Forum, the fourth in a quarterly series. The forum goes ...
Dave Pinto, DFL via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducation
9 hours ago
ince his rescue and asylum in America, he has attended Western Michigan University and has pursued studies in social work and policy, planning and administration. Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Jal Bapiny Nyang's new book is a unique message of ...
General Social WorkEducation
9 hours ago
thers draft arrangements for property. The plans must go beyond legal documents, said Luis Zayas, dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin: Kids should know where to find money. They should know who would pick them up.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
9 hours ago
rom 2006 until 2010 he ran the Cultpunk.com website. He studied Sociology and Social Work at the University of Texas. He does a lot of music related stuff.
General Social WorkEducation
9 hours ago
he cannot see how the world will deal with the impact of technology on people “without investment in education, basic social services [and] universal basic income,” she said. She explained that young people face two interlinked problems: first that ...
General Social WorkEducation
9 hours ago
Spartanburg County family has been awarded $3.75 million after a jury found that South Carolina Department of Social Services failed to investigate the danger to a child. On March 23rd, a Spartanburg County jury ruled in favor of the grandmother of Baby ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
17 hours ago
More first-time buyers than ever are using family money, exacerbating inequality, says Social Mobility CommissionThe number of first-time buyers relying on family loans from the “bank of mum and dad” to fund their deposits is exacerbating inequality and impeding social mobility, a government-bac[...]
Housing and Poverty
17 hours ago
Judges to rule on whether claimants can progress with challenge to law that prohibits voluntary euthanasiaTwo terminally ill men are expecting to hear this week whether they will be granted permission for a judicial review of the ban on assisted dying which, they say, prevents them from ending their[...]
Children and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
17 hours ago
Health select committee strongly critical of rejection of proposal to ban supermarkets from discounting unhealthy foodTough new measures to tackle childhood obesity – including a restriction on supermarkets offering “deep discounts” on unhealthy foods – must be introduced, according to a com[...]
ChildrenHealthHealth and Care
17 hours ago
Extra £100m spent on external providers in 2015/16 shows NHS cannot cope with rising demand, FT research suggestsHealth chiefs spent about half of the £2bn of extra cash allocated in George Osborne’s pre-2015 election autumn statement on buying care from private and other non-NHS providers, an a[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
17 hours ago
ocial work freshman Megan Perrin said her parents both taught in public schools, and based on their salaries, public school was the only affordable option. Perrin said her high school’s Advanced Placement program of college level courses prepared her ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
17 hours ago
his is in line with PDP’s Social Services and Economic Development Program and President Duterte’s own advocacy to feed the poor and uplift their lives. In the past the urban poor have nothing to help them address their hunger, until Duterte’s ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
18 hours ago
or nearly four years, he took leadership roles in an Alcoholics Anonymous group that meets in downtown St. Paul. Through a social services outreach agency, People Incorporated, he lined up free tickets to see live theatrical performances at the Guthrie ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
18 hours ago
For me this is more of a social service act and it will discipline me further. I had never imagined in my wildest dreams that I'd be doing something so corporate, but my family has been very supportive. It's a welfare centre that will enhance the holistic ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
18 hours ago
heriff Tom Hughes deferred sentencing until April 19 for social work reports and restriction of liberty order assessments. Gray was disqualified from driving meantime.
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
18 hours ago
nd like the Roman Catholic Church, the island's dominant denomination, evangelical churches have begun providing social services once monopolized by the Communist government. "There's a revival of these churches, of the most diverse denominations in the ...
General Social Work
18 hours ago
OMPASS stands for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Access to Social Services. The app allows users to electronically submit income verification documents, such as pay stubs, which can save them a trip to a county assistance office. State officials say they ...
General Social Work
18 hours ago
n between her classes in social work, Francine Barone drives twice each week to homes near Community College of Allegheny County’s South Campus to look after elderly women who only months ago were strangers to her. Sometimes she brings puzzles or books ...
General Social WorkEducationGerontologyWomens Issues
21 hours ago
Alcohol consumption | Colin Dexter | The word anent | Doonesbury | Scandinavian happinessThe moderation-better-than-dry theory is built on a fallacious interpretation of statistics (Drinking can be good for the heart – but only in moderation, 23 March). A significant proportion of those over 30 wh[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
21 hours ago
Yet again, we have a justice secretary demonstrating contempt for both experts and any other commentators who know what they are talking about over prisons and prison policy (Truss to announce four new supersized jails, 22 March). Titan prisons, first so dubbed by then justice secretary Jack Straw ([...]
Criminal Justice
23 hours ago
Through her work in the voluntary sector my friend and colleague Sarah Hayward, who has died aged 70 of motor neurone disease, found a range of ingenious ways to help people whose lives had been disrupted by conflict.As a programme manager for Christian Aid, she held posts in east and southern Afric[...]
Health and Care

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6 days ago
By Maren Dale, News contributor Today, social workers are part of the fabric of our nation, leading the march toward social justice, bringing our nation’s social problems to the public’s attention and serving in nearly every sector. Yet it was not long ago that many of the freedoms and rights Am[...]
 

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