Tag Archives: Social Work

Delivering Integrated Care and Support (IRISS)

Summary This Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) document, written by Professor Alison Petch and commissioned by the Association of Directors of Social Work (ADSW), reviews the evidence on the factors involved in promoting health and social … 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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Breaking News: Evaluation Report Published for Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary We have just this week learned that the final evaluation of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project … Continue reading

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Updated Definition of Regulated Activity for Adults (Department of Health)

Summary The Government is scaling back the Vetting and Barring Scheme and the criminal records regime to restore greater common sense. The Home Office started a cross-government programme to develop the Protection of Freedoms Bill (which received royal assent in … 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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