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RECOGNISING THAT YOU CARE

Are you raising a child who can no longer live with their parents – or know someone else doing so? If the answer is yes, then you are a “kinship carer” and advice and support is available at a series of Kinship Care forums held by CHILDREN 1ST across Scotland…
This is your opportunity to publicly recognise a social work team or individual social worker whose practice demonstrates excellence in social work. Service users, carers, colleagues or employers who are nominating a team or individual will have the opportunity to acknowledge the positive contribution social workers have made for them.
Adult protection experts from across the north-east have joined forces to share their knowledge with health and social care students in a bid to promote collaborative working to future practitioners.
“Overgenerous” care packages for adults with learning disabilities are being clawed back to help cut a projected £1.4 million overspend in Stirling Council’s social services budget.