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‘Failed’ Care Act 2014 must be properly implemented in shift to ‘enabling’ adults’ services, say peers

Community Care

The ‘failed’ Care Act 2014 must be properly implemented as part of a radical shift in adult social care from a ‘transactional’ to an ‘enabling’ service, peers have said.

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Not Seasonal, Just Depression

My Brains Not Broken

The more experience I’ve gained on my mental health journey, the better I’ve gotten at recognizing my depression and the reasons behind it. That being said, depression can still be tricky.

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Ofsted to issue separate judgment on council care leaver services

Community Care

Ofsted will introduce a separate judgment for care leavers in council inspections to help understand their “specific needs and experiences” better.

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I Never Stop Crying — Depression

Nnatasha Tracy

I never stop crying. I can understand why you might think this isn't true. After all, my cheeks are dry right now. But, believe me, I never stop crying, whether it's external or suppressed enough to be internal. I have found depression can be like that.

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Get Connected: Using Social Media for Social Work Success

Speaker: Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW.

In this webinar with business development consultant Gary Direnfeld, we will explore the different methods of marketing your private social work practice and boosting your online presence. Gary will provide valuable insight on choosing and using social media to attract viable referrals.

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International Conference for Social Work Students

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Conference – Social Work as a Human Rights Profession. 9-10 December, 2022. Purpose of the conference: The purpose of the conference is to raise awareness about social work as a global profession focusing on human rights of global citizens.

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How Medicare Advantage Could Address Pain Inequities for Black Patients Living With Serious Illness

CAPC

Health Affairs Forefront article offers five recommendations for MA plans to redress pain inequities. News Bites Payment and Program Financing

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Positive dementia care: a win for staff and residents

Social Care

Meaningful, therapeutic and enjoyable activities are an important part of life in a home specialising in dementia care. Image created freepik.com]. Care in the round. I’m the home manager at Vida Grange, one of Vida Healthcare ’s care homes based in Harrogate.

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Flu and other viruses pile pressure on NHS as waiting lists hit new high

The Guardian

RSV and norovirus also on rise, while charity says patient care at risk with 7.2m

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What Is a Healthcare Gap Analysis (or Gap Assessment)?

Relias

A gap analysis , or gap assessment , is a staple tool of business management that applies to all types of businesses, including healthcare organizations. The “gap” refers to the difference between business goals and actual performance.

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News Items – December 8, 2022

Social Workers Speak

Stephen Wanczyk-Karp is executive director of NASW-CT: CT police: Updated ‘red flag’ law used largely for suicide threats. CT Mirror. Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, executive director of the Connecticut chapter of the National Association of Social Workers , said the intent was to make sure there were no weapons in a house that someone could use against themselves or others. That is not what the changes in the law were intended to do,” Wanczyk-Karp said. “I

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Understanding the PEPPER Can Reduce Home Health and Skilled Nursing Audit Risks

Relias

We all love free tools that help our organizations perform better. But there is a particular educational tool that tends to fall under the radar of many healthcare organizations.