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Leaders of services across the children’s and adults’ sector are navigating difficult decisions in which three factors loom large – the cost of meeting people’s needs, the complexity of people’s lives and the interconnectedness of solutions, and the moral imperative to ensure that services and systems are grounded in compassion.
In care and nursing homes, older LGBT+ people can often be invisible. However, many are working hard to challenge these assumptions and to create safer, more equal environments for older LGBT+ people across services, including care and nursing homes.
Good quality relationships with partners and friends are important for our health, wellbeing and happiness. They can help protect us physically and emotionally and can bring meaning to our lives. This applies to people with learning disabilities as much as anyone else.
The Human Rights Act is unique in UK domestic law in that it focuses on humanity – the protections and freedoms every person has as a member of society – as opposed to focusing on people’s behaviour, needs or identity.
What is the current picture for social care, housing and homelessness? Our upcoming Partnership Conference will examine some of these key issues.
While we know that restorative processes work in the criminal justice system, we will see that they can have the same impact within social work. Hear about the potential for restorative practice to support transformational change for families.
Differing legal frameworks governing Children’s and Adults’ Services, combined with the range of services involved in supporting young people in transition, can create challenges for practitioners in providing joined-up support for young people.
Kate Baxter and colleagues at the University of York have produced open access resources that aim to provide answers to those who require information about social care, and support them as effectively as possible with their next steps.
'Getting Things Changed' might sound ambitious. Yet social care practitioners are tasked with facilitating change every time they engage with disabled clients. This article considers just two aspects of a wide-ranging research programme.
United for All Ages discuss bringing older and young people together for the benefit of all generations and wider society.