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Gerontology News

16 hours ago
Cinemas across the UK are hosting special screenings and reminiscence therapy activities for older audiences as part of World Alzheimer’s MonthIt’s a little after 1.30pm on a Wednesday and a crowd has gathered outside the Rio cinema in Dalston, east London. The first film of the day will not sta[...]
HealthGerontology
22 hours ago
ocial work and education. The Maida Institute is also home to the Better Health senior membership program focused on bringing both educational and social programming to more than 1800 Ocean County residents. As Corporate Chair of Geriatrics at RWJBarnabas ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGerontology
1 day ago
Gordon of Affinity Community Services, with panelists Ashley Brazil, Senior Career Specialist in the Employment Program at Chicago House and Social Service Agency, and Darryl Grant, who brings nearly 10 years of experience as ...
29: Moderated by Imani Rupert via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontology
1 day ago
If she knew somebody needed something, she found a way to do it.” Ms. Rooney was manager of transplant social work and patient finance for the Jefferson Transplant Institute. Prior to her illness, she was being groomed to take over as senior director.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismGerontology
2 days ago
ome have already been moved into hospitals and care homes due to a cut in amount of care offered, a survey of 469 social workers and care assessors in England found. Caroline Abrahams, charity director at Age UK, said: “This is the first time England ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGerontology
3 days ago
UK’s lead police officer on child protection says he wants such groups to stop, but says ‘I am not winning that conversation’The UK’s lead police officer on child protection has said forces will “potentially” have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters.
Senior officers h[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingGerontologyCriminal Justice
3 days ago
as the director of social services. The weakening of the link between the statutory director role and the social work qualification is perhaps another way in which the social work profession has been devalued. When council children’s services ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingGerontology
4 days ago
Guides launch new badge to be earned through visits with elderly people, with 1.2 million in Britain estimated to be chronically lonely Girlguides have launched a UK first with a new badge to tackle loneliness among older people.Guides will visit homes for elderly people, putting on plays and craft [...]
Gerontology
6 days ago
ANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – BC’s seniors advocate says half the seniors living in provincial residential care facilities rate their quality of care as good or excellent, but almost as many say they don’t have any friends to do anything where they live ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontology
1 week ago
udman said he hopes the Legislature will do something to better fund social service programs for seniors in the state, but he's not optimistic. "If I'm betting, I'm not betting that the Legislature will come through for the seniors of Oklahoma," he said.
General Social WorkGerontology
1 week ago
Consultants warn that job losses and service cuts will hit patient careAlmost two in three senior doctors fear a controversial NHS shake-up that will downgrade or close dozens of hospital units will damage the care patients receive. The hospital consultants fear the sustainability and transformation[...]
Health and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
1 week ago
Workers in London’s financial district share their experiences of a rampant drugs cultureThe week before Christmas, and a party at one sales firm in the City of London turned out to be “somewhat eventful”. Two members of staff were ejected – in full view of their colleagues and the directors[...]
HealthGerontology
1 week ago
Leigh Lewis and Paul Wallace defend Drinkaware’s website information, John Porter points out that the Institute of Alcohol Studies is funded by an organisation with its roots in the temperance movement, and David Smyth wonders why, if alcohol consumption is linked so strongly to cancers, do mortal[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareGerontology
2 weeks ago
Pitifully few permanent secretaries have spent their careers in operational delivery. As Brexit looms, that culture is holding back the civil serviceYou can often tell when things have gone awry in an organisation, when its top brass calls for a return to the shop floor.It happened in Tesco in 2014,[...]
Health and CareGerontology
2 weeks ago
Louis Blom-Cooper QC says the UK’s courts should reflect that their lengthy sentences of imprisonment are no greater deterrent than short sentences. Plus Clair Hilder awaits sight of the delayed Angiolini reviewYour letters (4 September) prompt me to respond, in the light of Thursday’s Lords deb[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyMental HealthCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
No one in Westminster can say how local authorities will be funded after 2020From struggling northern councils to seemingly prosperous counties, talk of a financial meltdown is getting louder. “It looks as though we’re approaching a cliff edge and no one has any idea how to stop us hurtling over[...]
Gerontology
2 weeks ago
hose include consumer protection, the medical examiner, animal control and social services for children, veterans, the homeless and the aging. "City residents get the benefit of services they paid for," Merrill said. He said he takes the mayor's request ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyHealth and CareGerontology
2 weeks ago
Greg Hunt asks chief medical officer to investigate ways to ensure workers are properly vaccinated after spate of deaths from flu-related illnesses The flu vaccine could be made compulsory for all aged care workers after a spate of elderly nursing home residents died from the illness, the federal he[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontology
2 weeks ago
Focusing on the physical deficits of old age means we are not paying enough attention to other aspects of health and wellbeingThere needs to be a radical shift in how frailty is presented as a health and social care issue. Last year, a senior NHS clinician wrote the following on the importance of di[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment P
3 weeks ago
Forces left to pick up pieces, with senior officer saying cuts and rising demand mean NHS is struggling to cope
Britain’s biggest police force received a phone call relating to mental health every five minutes last year, an escalating level of demand caused by NHS services struggling to cope.
3 weeks ago
Six and a half years of war in Syria has inflicted untold suffering on the country's children, a senior United Nations official said today, urging parties to the conflict to stop the violence and live up to their legal obligations to children.
4 weeks ago
Interim judgment sent to education secretary as search continues for secure accommodation for 14-year-old boyA senior judge has expressed concern after being told there is no secure accommodation anywhere in the country for a “troubled and dangerous” teenager believed to be involved in serious g[...]
4 weeks ago
Kevin Sinclair alerted violent abuser to the whereabouts of his pregnant victim and gave advice on how to avoid getting caughtA senior social worker alerted a domestic violence perpetrator to the whereabouts of his pregnant victim, weeks after she jumped out of a bedroom window when he threatened to[...]
4 weeks ago
ne of Vermont’s oldest and largest senior citizen social service agencies needs volunteers to provide ... Senior Solutions has provided Older Americans Act social services to Vermonters 60 years and older, their caregivers, and families for more than ...
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4 weeks ago
About three-quarters of social workers work with older adults in a wide variety of settings. Yet, only about one out of ten  of social workers specializes in aging. Social work practitioners and students can obtain training in aging through the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP). GWEP[...]
 

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15 weeks ago
The revolution of digital technology has “changed the way social workers practice with, and on behalf of,  older adults and has enhanced the connection between older adults, caregivers, providers, and the community,” explains Dawn Hobdy, MSW, LICSW, Director of the NASW Office of Ethics and Pro[...]
 
15 weeks ago
The revolution of digital technology has “changed the way social workers practice with, and on behalf of,  older adults and has enhanced the connection between older adults, caregivers, providers, and the community,” explains Dawn Hobdy, MSW, LICSW, Director of the NASW Office of Ethics and Pro[...]
 
29 weeks ago
By Maren Dale, News contributor JaNeen Cross, DSW, MSW, MBA, is the 2016 senior policy fellow through the NASW HEALS (Health Care Education and Leadership Scholars) Policy Fellowship. Cross, an assistant clinical professor of social work from Widener University in Pennsylvania, relocated in August f[...]
 
41 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff In the past several decades, Barbara Silverstone, an NASW Social Work Pioneer® and leader in the field of aging, said she became increasingly alarmed by two trends: the diminution of the role of supervisor and the acceleration of de-professionalization in social services[...]
 
394 weeks ago
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reports on state-level budget cuts:Cuts Affect Wide Range of ServicesStates began cutting their budgets last spring, as the recession brought sharply weakened revenues. The cuts have intensified as the economy has worsened. Even as the need for state-funded[...]
 
398 weeks ago
From Feeding America: they help supply food banks (warehouses stocked with food) which, in turn, deliver it to local soup kitchens (where you eat on site) or food pantries (where you can get bags of groceries to take home, if you have a home):
A landmark study released today from Feeding Americ[...]