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Some 50,000 deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK will get the chance to communicate freely thanks to new mobile technology being introduced by Scotland’s leading charity, Deaf Connections. The Glasgow-based organisation has commissioned specialist designers to develop the UK’s most advanced video phone and laptop software that…
Transition from professional qualifying programmes to the reality of social work can be daunting for newly qualified workers. It can also be challenging for busy practitioners involved in supporting newly qualified workers. Mo McPhail, who heads The Open University social work programme in Scotland, introduces a new book to complement…
The development of ‘personalised’ social care services can benefit individuals through greater choice, control and empowerment. However, new research commissioned by the Voluntary Sector Social Services Workforce Unit (VSSSWU) and conducted by the Scottish Centre for Employment Research at the University of Strathclyde, suggests that there are significant implications for…
The Scottish Government has published new national guidance on child protection to help social workers, police, health professionals and others better protect Scotland's most vulnerable children and young people. Replacing guidance dating back to 1998, the new publication is based on the principles of Getting it right for every child…