Fri.Sep 15, 2023

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£10m boost to adult social care funding to tackle NHS winter pressures

Community Care

The government has increased funding for adult social care to help tackle NHS pressures this winter by £10m. Councils will be able to bid from a pot of £40m – up from £30m – for cash to help prevent hospital admissions and speed up discharges from wards. The funding will be allocated to areas deemed to have the greatest urgent and emergency care challenges this winter.

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A Mixed-Methods Study of the Experiences of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color MSW Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social Work Blog

COVID-19 caused an unprecedented global pandemic that unmasked inequities in higher education. The pandemic interrupted conventional methods of learning and significantly changed the field of higher education. Universities were prompted to replace face-to-face lectures with online learning platforms. The extent to which the pandemic affected the experiences of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) graduate students is lesser known, particularly for those who attend predominantly white i

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Characteristics and Examples of Transformational Leadership in Nursing

Relias

Today’s healthcare leaders continuously face the challenge of meeting high expectations and adapting to change. Transformational leadership, the preferred management style of Magnet®-designated hospitals, has been shown to transform teams to higher levels of practice. With staff retention currently as a top priority for many healthcare organizations, the connection between strong leadership and retaining employees is clear.

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Highlighting the Vital Role of Social Workers in Morocco Earthquake Crisis

International Federation of Social Workers

Ana Radulescu, President of IFSW Europe, in Conversation with Ismail Lafdil, Social Worker and Founding Member of the Moroccan Association of Social Workers Ana Radulescu: Can you please share […]

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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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Using Assessments for Hiring, Retention, and Employee Development

Relias

Employee assessments are crucial for organizations to find, hire, and retain talented staff. And the ability to keep talented people in your organization is the difference between providing decent services and providing great services. For your organization, and its staff, to achieve its full protentional, consider implementing assessments throughout the employee journey, from onboarding new recruits to helping veteran staff improve.