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Ensuring that the health and wellbeing of Edinburgh’s half a million residents is protected is not a job that we take lightly. Edinburgh Council’s Health and Social Care department this year has a budget of just over £203 million to deliver support for people with learning and physical disabilities, older…
The Home Office’s planned inquiry into child sexual abuse across all areas of British public life has had a troubled start to say the least. While its panel has at last begun to meet and hear evidence, its terms of reference and geographical scope are still under review, and the…
Joanne Westwood, one of the speakers at a recent Research in Practice ‘Social Media in Social Work’ conference, writes about social media and ideas for integrating it into social work practice. Last week I spent 24 hours at an annual event for link officers with Research in Practice. The event…
One of my biggest criticisms of the way social care currently works, and where there is a conflict with the principles of independent living, is its distaste for leisure activities. When social workers seemed focused on the basics of keeping people alive and healthy, leisure is frowned upon as a…
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