Tag Archives: College of Social Work

Tackling Long-Term Conditions: the Coalition for Collaborative Care (NHS England)

Summary More than 15 million people in the UK live with a long-term health condition. The Coalition for Collaborative Care (C4CC) was launched last week at the Future of Health Conference. This coalition of national groups and organisations aims to … Continue reading

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World Social Work Day: Tuesday 18 March. (Department of Health)

Summary Tuesday 18th March is World Social Work Day. This international event is promoted by the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW). It marks an opportunity to celebrate the work and dedication of social workers, while also bringing attention to the … Continue reading

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Mental Health Crisis Support Agreement (Department of Health)

Summary A concordat (i.e. an agreement) between police and the NHS has been forged to improve emergency support for mental health crisis care. This agreement is between police, mental health trusts and paramedics. It aims to ensure that people in … Continue reading

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Mental Health Professionals AMHP Competency Tool (College of Social Work)

Summary The College of Social Work has produced tool designed to help social workers working as approved mental health professionals (AMHPs) to meet the professional development requirements for registration. This document enables social worker AMHPs to map their continuing professional … Continue reading

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Survey Suggests Adult Social Care Worsening Under Cut-Backs (BBC News)

Summary More than 85% of respondents to a survey by Age UK and the College of Social Work said that care for vulnerable older people has been suffering because of funding cuts. This survey of 200 social workers suggests that the impact … Continue reading

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Route to Success in End of Life Care: Achieving Quality for Social Work (NEoLCIN / College of Social Work)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This guide, produced by National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCIN) and the College of Social … Continue reading

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