Education & Training http://www.careappointments.co.uk Sat, 27 May 2017 05:15:54 +0100 en-gb RGU set to host multi-agency disability and child protection event http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41834-rgu-set-to-host-multi-agency-disability-and-child-protection-event http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41834-rgu-set-to-host-multi-agency-disability-and-child-protection-event RGU set to host multi-agency disability and child protection event
Robert Gordon University (RGU) is set to host a regional child protection event, in partnership with the Child Protection Committees of Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray. The event – titled ‘Disability and Child Protection’ – will take place on Wednesday 7 June. It will be designed to offer learning opportunities to…
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Education & Training Wed, 24 May 2017 12:07:17 +0100
University 'going global' with appointment on new Founding Professor for Social Work http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41787-university-going-global-with-appointment-on-new-founding-professor-for-social-work http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41787-university-going-global-with-appointment-on-new-founding-professor-for-social-work University 'going global' with appointment on new Founding Professor for Social Work
Social work at the University of Essex is going global, following the appointment of Founding Professor of Social Work and Director of the Centre for Social Work, Vasilios Ioakimidis, who is based primarily at their Southend Campus. This new post has been developed as part of the University's strategic aim…
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Education & Training Tue, 16 May 2017 12:40:35 +0100
University team makes donation to help care-experienced young people enjoy arts http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41757-university-team-makes-donation-to-help-care-experienced-young-people-enjoy-arts http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41757-university-team-makes-donation-to-help-care-experienced-young-people-enjoy-arts University team makes donation to help care-experienced young people enjoy arts
The Initial Teacher Education (ITE) team at the University of Derby has donated £1,500 to Plus One, a joint initiative between Derby Theatre and other major arts organisations in the city, which provides young people in care, care leavers and their families with the opportunity to experience free arts experiences…
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Education & Training Wed, 10 May 2017 10:49:36 +0100
Social work students to support villagers in Laos as part of their degree http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41700-social-work-students-to-support-villagers-in-laos-as-part-of-their-degree http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41700-social-work-students-to-support-villagers-in-laos-as-part-of-their-degree Social work students to support villagers in Laos as part of their degree
University of the West of Scotland (UWS) BA Social Work students are going to undertake their second year placement module in Laos, South East Asia, from 8 May to 2 June 2017, making a key contribution to improving the water supplies of local villages. The module, ‘Social Work Experience &…
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Education & Training Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:35:44 +0100
North East agencies tackle craze of drug and alcohol fuelled student 'super-parties' http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41684-north-east-agencies-tackle-craze-of-drug-and-alcohol-fuelled-student-super-parties http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41684-north-east-agencies-tackle-craze-of-drug-and-alcohol-fuelled-student-super-parties North East agencies tackle craze of drug and alcohol fuelled student 'super-parties'
A new wave of drug fuelled student super-parties held in houses could lead to a "perfect storm" of mass casualties, it has been warned. Organised through social media and often unofficially sponsored by drinks companies, the new phenomenon is posing huge risks to the students involved. With bouncers on the…
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Education & Training Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:47:21 +0100
New qualification launched for investigating serious incidents in healthcare http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41666-new-qualification-launched-for-investigating-serious-incidents-in-healthcare http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41666-new-qualification-launched-for-investigating-serious-incidents-in-healthcare New qualification launched for investigating serious incidents in healthcare
A national review by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that the NHS is missing opportunities to learn from patient deaths and that specialised training and support is not universally provided to staff completing investigations. Serious incidents are where the potential for learning is so great, or the consequences…
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Education & Training Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:32:40 +0100
University of Edinburgh researchers join £250m dementia research project http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41654-university-of-edinburgh-researchers-join-250m-dementia-research-project http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41654-university-of-edinburgh-researchers-join-250m-dementia-research-project University of Edinburgh researchers join £250m dementia research project
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh are part of a £250 million project to combat dementia. The university is to join forces with five other institutions from England and Wales to form the UK Dementia Research Institute (UKDRI). Professor Giles Hardingham, association director of the UKDRI at the University of…
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Education & Training Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:23:44 +0100
Skills For Care announce closure of adult social care apprenticeship frameworks http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41651-skills-for-care-announce-closure-of-adult-social-care-apprenticeship-frameworks http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41651-skills-for-care-announce-closure-of-adult-social-care-apprenticeship-frameworks Skills For Care announce closure of adult social care apprenticeship frameworks
Skills for Care have today annnounced that the current apprenticeships frameworks in Health and Social Care and in Care Leadership and Management will be withdrawn on 29 December 2017. The planned closure comes after the approval of the new employer-led apprenticeship standards at Levels 2, 3, 4 and 5. Level…
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Education & Training Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:56:56 +0100
Social care professor helps care homes become more LGBT-friendly http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41622-social-care-professor-helps-care-homes-become-more-lgbt-friendly http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41622-social-care-professor-helps-care-homes-become-more-lgbt-friendly Social care professor helps care homes become more LGBT-friendly
Dr Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Professor of Social Care at Middlesex University, has completed a project with six Anchor care homes in London to ensure care homes across the country become more LGBT- friendly. The collaborative project also included researchers from Bristol, Edge Hill and Hertfordshire University. Funded by Comic Relief, Anchor…
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Education & Training Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:00:05 +0100
Researchers highlight range of mental health benefits from walking football study http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41564-researchers-highlight-range-of-mental-health-benefits-from-walking-football-study http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41564-researchers-highlight-range-of-mental-health-benefits-from-walking-football-study Researchers highlight range of mental health benefits from walking football study
New research from Abertay University has found organised football sessions have a direct improvement on the lives of people with mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder. Since December 2015, Abertay academics Emma Lamont, and Professor Geoff Dickens have been working on a collaborative project with NHS Tayside and…
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Education & Training Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:13:12 +0100
Blame culture preventing parents accessing mental health support for children http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41538-blame-culture-preventing-parents-accessing-mental-health-support-for-children http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41538-blame-culture-preventing-parents-accessing-mental-health-support-for-children Blame culture preventing parents accessing mental health support for children
Parents feeling blamed for their child’s mental health difficulties has been cited as a common reason for them not seeking support, according to new research from the University of Reading. Feelings that others are dismissive or blame parents commonly cited as reasons for not accessing help for children and young…
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Education & Training Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:21:04 +0000
Edgehill event challenges myths and assumptions on treatment of youth offenders http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41522-edgehill-event-challenges-myths-and-assumptions-on-treatment-of-youth-offenders http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41522-edgehill-event-challenges-myths-and-assumptions-on-treatment-of-youth-offenders Edgehill event challenges myths and assumptions on treatment of youth offenders
Myths and assumptions about the ten million UK citizens with a criminal record were addressed at a Positive Youth Justice event held at Edgehill University last week. Guest speakers included Professor Stephen Case, a criminologist specialising in youth justice issues, leading political commentator, Kenny Imafidon, described by the Huffington Post…
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Education & Training Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:05:27 +0000
Exeter researchers in call for 750 dementia carers to participate in online therapy study http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41521-exeter-researchers-in-call-for-750-dementia-carers-to-participate-in-online-therapy-study http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41521-exeter-researchers-in-call-for-750-dementia-carers-to-participate-in-online-therapy-study Exeter researchers in call for 750 dementia carers to participate in online therapy study
A new study is inviting people who care for someone with dementia to help investigate whether an online therapy can help carers cope with feeling of stress, anxiety or depression. Researchers are looking for up to 750 carers from anywhere in the UK to sign up and assess whether an…
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Education & Training Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:56:40 +0000
Burnham offers Salford students insight into issues surrounding health & social care http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41520-burnham-offers-salford-students-insight-into-issues-surrounding-health-social-care http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41520-burnham-offers-salford-students-insight-into-issues-surrounding-health-social-care Burnham offers Salford students insight into issues surrounding health & social care
Greater Manchester mayoral candidate Andy Burnham discussed the future of health and social care across the region when he visited the University of Salford. The Leigh MP, who has served as both Secretary of State and Shadow Secretary of State for Health, provided an insight into the issues surrounding health…
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Education & Training Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:44:45 +0000
Bangor University introduce new pioneering degree for mental health counsellors http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41519-bangor-university-introduce-new-pioneering-degree-for-mental-health-counsellors http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/41519-bangor-university-introduce-new-pioneering-degree-for-mental-health-counsellors Bangor University introduce new pioneering degree for mental health counsellors
One in four adults experience mental health difficulties in any given year, and mental health issues account for the largest single cause of disability in the UK. The NHS has pledged to invest more than one billion pounds to transform mental health care across the UK. Bangor University has responded…
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Education & Training Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:08:35 +0000