Wed.Sep 21, 2022

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Adult social care in England is in crisis, say Tory council leaders

The Guardian

Warning of £3.7bn funding shortfall over next 18 months piles pressure on Liz Truss after campaign pledges Adult social care in England is in serious crisis, Tory council leaders have warned the government, as it faces a £3.7bn funding gap and a growing staffing shortage that has brought many local care providers to the brink of collapse. The intervention by the County Councils Network, which represents 36 mainly Tory-run authorities, comes amid widespread local government concern over the incre

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Passion, perseverance and the will to succeed

Social Care

Deborah Sturdy, Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care: If you want to know why we present Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care Awards throughout the year, you could do no worse than read this lovely blog from Mark Bird, currently working as a Peer Quality Manager for London Brent Borough Council. He is just one of many colleagues making the care sector a great place to work, demonstrating compassion, kindness and an ability to support and inspire others, each and every day.

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Connected to family through kinship care

National Casa Gal

Recognizing the importance of family preservation and/or reunification is a guiding principle of National CASA/GAL’s work. Read More. The post Connected to family through kinship care appeared first on National CASA/GAL Association for Children.

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Coconut Lavender Lemonade

Living Sober

Try this gorgeous fresh squeezed lemonade made with coconut water and lavender simple syrup! It's tropical, herbal, sweet, and satisfying. First make a Simple Lavender Syrup Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lavender blossoms Directions: Combine water, sugar, and lavender blossoms in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.

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5 Must Haves for Case Management

Thousands of nonprofits rely on case management software to help collect data, manage programs, coordinate with agencies, and provide life-changing health and human services. Adopting a cloud-based case management platform is essential for nonprofits and government agencies to operate more efficiently and make better use of their funding and budget.

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Leave It to Social Workers


Immigration is again a polarizing political debate with forgotten human beings caught in the middle. It doesn't matter which side of the debate you're on, the fact remains there are approximately 2 million undocumented immigrants younger than 24 existing in limbo in the United States. This largely innocent population is made more vulnerable by a divisive debate that intensifies the risk of deportation and reduces access to resources and support.

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NCCPR news and commentary round-up, week ending September 19, 2022

NCCPR Child Welfare Blog

? We begin with more evidence that the solution to the problems of journalism is more journalism. About two weeks ago, I wrote about how KCUR public radio had done a story about a shortage of family police caseworkers in Missouri – and got the story wrong. This week the Missouri Independent did the same story – and got it right. ? "They said my child would be safer in foster care than with me," said the mother of Ja'Ceon Terry, "but see the outcome of what happened.

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How Trauma Gets Trapped in Your Body Part 2 – Vagus Nerve Orienting Reflex

Counselor Toolbox podcast