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SOCIAL work spending in the Kingdom has already gone into the red by £4.5 million. And the cash crisis has prompted calls for extra funds as a “matter of urgency”.
A SHERIFF has launched a blistering attack on city social workers after they recommended he let off an armed teenage thug who threatened to kill a couple in their own home.
Scotland’s employers must plan for a flexible skilled workforce to be able to deliver high quality services in a climate of financial pressures and growing demand says a new report out from the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), the social services workforce regulator and sector skills council.
Carers and trade unionists have joined forces to challenge Glasgow City Council's planned reform of day services for people with learning disabilities.