Education & Training http://www.careappointments.co.uk Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:00:24 +0000 en-gb New learning and development framework for occupational therapists in Wales http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42871-new-learning-and-development-framework-for-occupational-therapists-in-wales http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42871-new-learning-and-development-framework-for-occupational-therapists-in-wales New learning and development framework for occupational therapists in Wales
A new learning and development framework for occupational therapists working in Welsh social care has been announced today. 'Occupational Therapists in Social Care – A Learning and Development Framework' is being launched at an event this morning at the GreenMeadow Golf & Country Club in Cwmbran and is the first…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:55:22 +0000
Edge Hill secures health research grant to help young adults with complex care needs http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42870-edge-hill-secures-health-research-grant-to-help-young-adults-with-complex-care-needs http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42870-edge-hill-secures-health-research-grant-to-help-young-adults-with-complex-care-needs Edge Hill secures health research grant to help young adults with complex care needs
Edge Hill University has received funding from the National Institute for Health Research to review the provision of respite care for young adults with life limiting conditions or complex needs. The research team, led by Sally Spencer, Professor of Clinical Research in the University’s Postgraduate Medical Institute, has received £168,554…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:51:15 +0000
Care experienced graduate wins top award for 'From Care To Chaos' documentary http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42869-care-experienced-graduate-wins-top-award-for-from-care-to-chaos-documentary http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42869-care-experienced-graduate-wins-top-award-for-from-care-to-chaos-documentary Care experienced graduate wins top award for 'From Care To Chaos' documentary
A woman who grew up in care has won a prestigious award for her documentary about young people in the care system. Rebecca Southworth, who graduated from the University of Salford’s BA Television and Radio (BATAR) programme with a first class degree in 2015, has won a Royal Television Society…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:23:40 +0000
Plymouth develop resource to assist health services deliver more personalised care http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42867-plymouth-develop-resource-to-assist-health-services-deliver-more-personalised-care http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42867-plymouth-develop-resource-to-assist-health-services-deliver-more-personalised-care Plymouth develop resource to assist health services deliver more personalised care
Public sector organisations are being driven to produce greater efficiencies and cost savings, and the NHS in particular is facing the requirement to do more with less, and deliver better and more effective care while at the same time reducing a fiscal deficit. This economic challenge has been the catalyst…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:48:45 +0000
Cardiff University chosen as research partner for What Works Centre for Children's Social Care http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42866-cardiff-university-chosen-as-research-partner-for-what-works-centre-for-children-s-social-care http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42866-cardiff-university-chosen-as-research-partner-for-what-works-centre-for-children-s-social-care Cardiff University chosen as research partner for What Works Centre for Children's Social Care
Cardiff University has been chosen as the research partner in a £4.85m initiative to help improve the lives of children who are at risk of abuse or neglect. The Department for Education has named the University’s Children’s Social Care Research Development Centre (CASCADE) - based in the School of Social…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:36:00 +0000
Sheffield Hallam to deliver new trial to improve aftercare of cancer survivors http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42865-sheffield-hallam-to-deliver-new-trial-to-improve-aftercare-of-cancer-survivors http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42865-sheffield-hallam-to-deliver-new-trial-to-improve-aftercare-of-cancer-survivors Sheffield Hallam to deliver new trial to improve aftercare of cancer survivors
A new project to transform the aftercare and improve the quality of life for cancer survivors is being delivered by Sheffield Hallam University thanks to a £2.5million funding award by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Barts Health NHS Trust and…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:15:18 +0000
Welsh Government commission IPC to research outcomes for looked after children http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/42864-welsh-government-commission-ipc-to-research-outcomes-for-looked-after-children http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/42864-welsh-government-commission-ipc-to-research-outcomes-for-looked-after-children Welsh Government commission IPC to research outcomes for looked after children
The Institute of Public Care (IPC) at Oxford Brookes University has been commissioned by Welsh Government to undertake a large scale evaluation of outcomes for looked after children including: A comparison of intended and actual placement outcomes for all children who came into care over a one year period A…
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Wales Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:05:59 +0000
Sheffield's social science festival to put spotlight on autism http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42789-sheffield-s-social-science-festival-to-put-spotlight-on-autism http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42789-sheffield-s-social-science-festival-to-put-spotlight-on-autism Sheffield's social science festival to put spotlight on autism
The public's perception of autism will be one of the major themes explored next week as the Festival of Social Science returns to Sheffield. The free festival, which is funded by the Economic & Social Research Council, is a week-long series of events (4 November - 11 November) taking place…
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Education & Training Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:12:36 +0000
Middlesex initiative aims to improve standards in social care and training of social workers http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42783-middlesex-initiative-aims-to-improve-standards-in-social-care-and-training-of-social-workers http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42783-middlesex-initiative-aims-to-improve-standards-in-social-care-and-training-of-social-workers Middlesex initiative aims to improve standards in social care and training of social workers
Middlesex University has this week launched the North London Social Work Teaching Partnership, a national project funded by the Department for Education in order to build excellence in social work teaching and practice. It aims to improve the training, recruitment, progression and retention of social workers across north London while…
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Education & Training Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:36:46 +0000
Heriot-Watt develop facial expressions robot which 'could help autistic adults find work' http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42673-heriot-watt-develop-facial-expressions-robot-which-could-help-autistic-adults-find-work http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42673-heriot-watt-develop-facial-expressions-robot-which-could-help-autistic-adults-find-work Heriot-Watt develop facial expressions robot which 'could help autistic adults find work'
A robot which teaches people key facial expressions could help boost the employment outlook for autistic adults, researchers have claimed. The current UK unemployment rate is 4.4% but just 14% of autistic adults have a full-time job. Researchers at Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University have developed a robot called Alyx to teach…
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Education & Training Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:01:25 +0100
Dundee contributes to University of Edinburgh's 100 years of social work celebrations http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42593-dundee-contributes-to-university-of-edinburgh-s-100-years-of-social-work-celebrations http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42593-dundee-contributes-to-university-of-edinburgh-s-100-years-of-social-work-celebrations Dundee contributes to University of Edinburgh's 100 years of social work celebrations
As the University of Edinburgh celebrates a centenary of social work education this month, staff from our social work programmes at the University of Dundee have made key contributions and participate in a number of ways, including talks, articles, book chapters and the co-editing of a book. Dr Jane Fenton,…
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Education & Training Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:58:44 +0100
Social work conference aims to address challenges of children coping with bereavement http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42581-social-work-conference-aims-to-address-challenges-of-children-coping-with-bereavement http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42581-social-work-conference-aims-to-address-challenges-of-children-coping-with-bereavement Social work conference aims to address challenges of children coping with bereavement
The subject of children facing death or a bereavement in their family will be discussed at the University of Chichester next month. A conference, on Friday 20 October, will explore how young people cope with terminal illness based on assessments by researchers and leading organisations and charities. It is intended…
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Education & Training Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:08:19 +0100
University defends exclusion of social work degree student in homosexuality row http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42577-university-defends-exclusion-of-social-work-degree-student-in-homosexuality-row http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42577-university-defends-exclusion-of-social-work-degree-student-in-homosexuality-row University defends exclusion of social work degree student in homosexuality row
Sheffield University bosses have defended a decision to exclude a devout Christian who they say posted "derogatory" comments about lesbians, gay men and bisexuals on a Facebook page from a social work degree course. Felix Ngole, 39, of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, has launched a human rights fight in the High…
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England Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:32:34 +0100
New Drug Recovery Game aims to help social care staff understand the recovery journey http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42565-new-drug-recovery-game-aims-to-help-social-care-staff-understand-the-recovery-journey http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42565-new-drug-recovery-game-aims-to-help-social-care-staff-understand-the-recovery-journey New Drug Recovery Game aims to help social care staff understand the recovery journey
Researchers from City, University of London have launched The Drug Recovery Game, a new board game designed to help frontline health, social and community care staff understand the realities of drug recovery. Staff working with people who have an addiction aren’t always addiction specialists. They may not have a full…
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Education & Training Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:39:06 +0100
Changes to criminal justice system for offenders and victims to be explored at Leicester event http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42521-changes-to-criminal-justice-system-for-offenders-and-victims-to-be-explored-at-leicester-event http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42521-changes-to-criminal-justice-system-for-offenders-and-victims-to-be-explored-at-leicester-event Changes to criminal justice system for offenders and victims to be explored at Leicester event
The consequences of recent and future changes to the criminal justice system and how this will affect offenders and victims will be explored at an event organised by the University of Leicester on Wednesday 27 September. The free public lecture, titled ‘What is the future of criminal justice and human…
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Education & Training Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:04:12 +0100