Why We Oppose Gender-affirming Healthcare Bans

Stop Abuse Campaign

The Stop Abuse Campaign strongly opposes legislation defining gender-affirming healthcare for transgender and non-binary youth as child abuse. Why we should not ban gender-affirming healthcare. For these reasons, the Stop Abuse Campaign opposes gender-affirming healthcare bans.

Healthcare For the Homeless

Famcare

No one we polled in the past two weeks had any idea that healthcare was available to our homeless population.) The title of this blog is a testimony to the noble instincts that engender the highest aspirations of America's social services community. The Stewart B.

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A new treatment for PTSD in healthcare staff

MQ Mental Health

Since the start of the pandemic there have been many concerns raised about the wellbeing of frontline healthcare workers. However when COVID struck the Oxford team quickly adapted to expand the study for all frontline healthcare workers in hospitals in the UK.

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Promoting DEI in Healthcare

Relias

Tackling the broad topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in healthcare can seem daunting from an organizational level — and nearly impossible from an individual staff member’s perspective. The post Promoting DEI in Healthcare appeared first on Relias.

Reducing Workplace Violence in Nursing & Healthcare

Relias

Workplace violence is an all-too-common problem in healthcare, and the recent shooting in a Tulsa, Oklahoma, hospital complex serves as the latest tragic example. Even more alarming, the report found that healthcare accounts for nearly as many violent injuries as all other industries combined.

Developing a new framework for delegated healthcare interventions

Social Care

Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care, Deborah Sturdy, and Skills for Care CEO, Oonagh Smyth, look at the progress being made to create a national voluntary framework to support the safe and effective delegation of healthcare interventions to the social care workforce.

7 Strategies for Mitigating the Healthcare Staffing Crisis

Relias

Healthcare organizations across the U.S. have grappled with healthcare staffing shortages since well before the COVID-19 pandemic. Many organizations view the healthcare staffing crisis as a long-term problem that requires more than temporary solutions.

How Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Can Influence Healthcare

Relias

Healthcare organizations have a growing responsibility to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts not only for their employees, but also to better serve patients and their families. The Current State of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare.

NHS heavily reliant on inappropriate out-of-area mental healthcare despite target to end it, finds report

Community Care

The NHS remains “heavily reliant” on inappropriate out-of-area mental health hospital placements despite a government target to eliminate them by March 2021, psychiatrist leaders have warned.

Overcoming Barriers to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare

Relias

The need for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts in healthcare is not new, but DEI is still a new focus for many healthcare organizations. The post Overcoming Barriers to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare appeared first on Relias.

Ethnicity and power: how can we make mental healthcare equitable for all people with psychosis?

The Social Care Elf

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Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare: A Digital Path to Resilience

Relias

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This healthcare practice robs many seniors of vitality and life in their twilight years | Ranjana Srivastava

The Guardian

The involved care needed to wean elders like this man off harmful sedatives is simply unavailable in nursing homes “Doctor, what did they do to him? Dad just doesn’t look the same. Please help him!” Of all the overnight admissions to the hospital, he looks the worst and the daughter’s cry pierces our heart. Continue reading. Aged care Health Social care

DEI Impacts All Facets of Your Healthcare Organization

Relias

With the frequent discussion surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as an organizational imperative in healthcare , it is in the best interest of healthcare leaders to prioritize creating a workplace where DEI can flourish.

Addressing Racism and Racial Trauma in Behavioral Healthcare: A Review With the Experts

Relias

For behavioral health providers, addressing racism and racial trauma in behavioral healthcare is crucial. At our 2021 Impact Nation conference , we sat down with three experts in the field of behavioral healthcare and its intersection with racism and racial trauma.

Tackling inequalities often not a main priority in healthcare, says CQC

The Guardian

Care regulator for England says Covid has exposed inequalities but strategies in response not yet well established Tackling inequalities was “often not a main priority” for local health and care systems over the past year, the care regulator for England has said. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said the pandemic had exposed and exacerbated inequalities, and most services demonstrated some understanding of these. Continue reading.

5 Ways to Be a Health Advocate for Yourself

Famcare

Healthcare and social service professionals who use tools like FAMCare can have an easier time managing their patients. public health healthcare issues

Stigma Prevents Mental Health Care — Myth

Nnatasha Tracy

Bipolar blog mental illness issues healthcare myth stigma stigma stigma prevents mental health careA major refrain in the mental health world is that stigma prevents people from seeking mental health care, and that's why we need all these anti-stigma campaigns and programs.

A Guide to Fall Prevention For Seniors That are Aging in Place

Famcare

Elderly/Aging Long Term Care healthcare issuesOur friend, Kent Elliot has submitted a great guide to our blog that I wanted to share with you today. Read on to learn about fall prevention best practices that can help seniors age in place safely.

Why Social Workers Need To Think Like Designers

Stuck on Socialwork

Collaboration Healthcare mental health technology Behavioral Design Design digital health product design social workLet’s start from the beginning. About five years ago I wrote a post about the need for social workers to be involved in UX design.

The Guardian view on NHS privatisation: the wrong treatment | Editorial

The Guardian

The NHS is in crisis, and ministers are taking the opportunity to extend private healthcare’s reach NHS waiting lists are out of control. NHS Social care Health policy Health Politics Conservatives Labour Coronavirus Private healthcare Doctors Public services policy Healthcare industry Sajid Javid Hospitals UK newsAround 7.5

Part 1: The Hospice Legacy of The Rev. Dr. Edward F. Dobihal, Jr: An Intersection Between Spirituality, Healthcare and Social Justice

Hospice Chaplaincy

Saul Ebema Note: In 1986, Rev. Edward F. Dobihal, Jr. and his wife Shirley Dobihal were recognized by the Continue Reading. Research Dr. Saul Ebema Edward Dobihal hospice pioneer Saul Ebema

What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

KVC

When a child is discharged from a children’s psychiatric hospital, they will likely experience a range of emotions and expectations for life after their hospital stay. Choosing to admit a child for inpatient psychiatric care is never easy and it can be an overwhelming decision to make.

Private UK care homes’ profit margins soared in pandemic, research finds

The Guardian

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Promoting Psychology in the Evolving Healthcare Landscape: Enhancing the Well-Being of Patients, Providers, and Populations

Society of Clinical Psychology

Dr. Nordal, Executive Director of the APA Practice Directorate, gave an address on advocacy and the accessibility of psychology via healthcare systems.

Another inquest for a death in a private mental hospital – why do we even have private hospitals?

The Masked AMHP

On 11th June 2019 Brooke Martin, who was 19, was found suspended from a ligature point in her bedroom at Chadwick Lodge Hospital run by Elysium Healthcare. Brooke Martin Cygnet Hospital Elysium Healthcare Priory Healthcare private hospitals St John’s HouseShe had diagnoses of Autism and Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder and had been detained under s.3 of the Mental Health Act. The inquest ended on 1st July 2021.

Social Work & The Society For Participatory Medicine Manifesto: It Just Makes Sense

Stuck on Socialwork

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Care homes in England lose 1,600 beds in six-month period

The Guardian

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Famcare

mental health case management software healthcare Case StudyJoan began her career in the helping professions as a nurse in small town New England.

5 Reasons Children Bully and How Parents Can Help

KVC

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The Future of Telehealth

Famcare

Technology Speak healthcareThe COVID-19 pandemic ushered in the age of telehealth. Perhaps too quickly in many cases, but most clinicians agree that without the nudge from COVID-19 they never would have encouraged the widespread use of telehealth.

A Helpful Guide to KVC’s Mental Health and Child Welfare Services in Kansas and Missouri

KVC

KVC Hospitals is accredited by The Joint Commission and considered the gold standard in healthcare. Behavioral Healthcare Child Welfare KVC News Mental Health adoption children's psychiatric hospitals children's psychiatric treatment foster care kansas mental health missouri

The doctor won’t see you now – the NHS is in crisis | Letters

The Guardian

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How to Support LGBTQIA+ Youth: Gender-Affirming Care and Resources

KVC

Mental health can pose many challenges for young people, and the statistics are particularly startling for LGBTQIA+ youth. But there are many ways to support LGBTQIA+ youth in your life. .

At 2021 Celebration, KVC Health Systems Will Honor Heroes, Thank Supporters and Share Its Impact

KVC

KVC aspires to be a catalyst for ending the national suicide epidemic and the opioid epidemic; for safely reducing the number of children in foster care nationally by 50 percent; and for transforming healthcare to achieve a truly integrated approach to treating all that ails the human spirit.

4 State-Specific Factors That Affect a Child’s Wellbeing

KVC

Healthcare is similar to education in that it is important that kids have both access and quality. Healthcare is a fundamental part of overall child well-being and development, as it includes not just doctor or dentist visits, but attention to nutrition and their psychological health as well.

KVC Health Systems Launches KVC Missouri and Names New President

KVC

KVC’s services include in-home family support, foster care, adoption, behavioral healthcare, and children’s psychiatric hospitals. KVC is accredited by the Joint Commission, the gold standard in healthcare.

Moral Injury in a Broken System

The New Social Worker

It has also been found to have high prevalence in healthcare settings Moral injury, a term first coined in research on Vietnam veterans and PTSD, describes inner conflict experienced when betraying an inherent moral code in “high stakes” situations.

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10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Social Workers

KVC

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Let’s Talk About Sleep

Millennial Social Worker

Healthcare SleepSleep is particularly essential because it heavily influences our energy level, our motivation, and our emotions. It affects our daily functioning, our physical and mental health in many ways. Not sleeping enough or sleeping too much causes a lot of problems.