Study finds people ? especially women ? in leafy Surrey community live longer. But how can policymakers replicate its effect? Should we be surprised that people live longer if they reside in a supportive and vibrant community with a plethora of facilities and organised activities, plus care services on tap, all set in 225 acres of beautiful Surrey woodlands? At first sight, it?s scarcely arresting that analysis of the records of Whiteley Village, a pioneering retirement community celebrating 1
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Find out more and apply now The head of service for safeguarding is one of the most critical roles for social care services. This position provides the ?critical friend? role, ensuring sustained scrutiny, challenge and support of operational services, in achieving the best possible standards for children?s social work. It is vital that this role in Rotherham is filled by a person with the best possible safeguarding knowledge, with an ability to apply this in practice, work with partners and col
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The children?s charity, Barnardo?s, has been selected by the government to run the National Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse, it has been reported As part of an effort to address child s
Figures published by the Department for Education based on a survey of providers show that 44,250 early years providers are planning to offer 30 hours, compared with 54,900 providers that currently deliver...
Jet setting social worker, Sierra Walton, has swapped her life in New York to help children, young people and families in Thorne. It’s a far cry from working in child protection in a hospital neo natal unit in the Big Apple but Sierra says she is relishing the challenge of being in the small English town – and particularly her experiences of working for the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust.Having qualified as a social worker at New York University, Sierra says she was relie...
The Children?s Social Care Innovation Programme invites you to an event, Innovation towards Excellence, on 16th March 2017 at Manchester Town Hall, from 10am to 4pm. This event will be a series of interactive sessions for leaders and senior decision makers in Children?s Social Care.
Catering for special diets is an area of increasing concern in social care, but some providers are stepping up to the plate Social care caterers are serving up everything from halal meat to dairy-free milk to meet increasingly diverse dietary needs. So that people can eat what they want, and what they require nutritionally, some care homes are partnering with community groups to mark occasions such as Eid and Ramadan, to ensure authentic Jewish cuisine is on the daily menu, and to throw vegan f
The Young Victims? Service is a new venture funded by the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner and delivered by North Somerset Youth Offending and Prevention Service in a ground breaking partnership between PCC, North Somerset Council and Third Sector organisations.
Councils in Scotland have offered to take more unaccompanied child refugees from camps in Europe, the children's commissioner for Scotland will tell MPs today. The Scotsman reports that Tam Baillie will...
The draft NICE guideline on child abuse and neglect is now out for consultation. The guideline will help more professionals who work with children to recognise and respond to different forms of abuse and neglect. Register your organisation to comment before 19 April 2017.