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Action for Children in partnership with the Who Cares? Trust has launched a new website to provide children’s homes in England with access to support and information to help them embed the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 which includes the new Quality Standards. This new regulatory framework is ultimately designed to…
Achieving successful organisational change is a core responsibility for all adult social care managers. A new digital resource, launched this week, is designed to support managers working in social care to deal with change within their organisations. They will become more confident in selecting approaches and tools that will assist…
Want to create a website or blog but don’t have skills in web design or development? Weebly can help. Weebly offers an easy and affordable way to create a website or blog that works across computers, phones and tablets. Maybe you would like to blog about a project, showcase resources…
The website Care Information Scotland for people who access care in Scotland, and their carers, has been upgraded and offers a range of new services. The online and telephone service, which first launched in 2010, has now been expanded to provide accessible, quality-assured information to all carers, those being cared…
Living it Up describes itself as an online self-management hub, which aims to empower people to improve their health and wellbeing. Aimed at the over 50s, the resource is packed full of ideas and activities and is useful for those with long-term health conditions, those who provide care and anyone…
Cardiff University has launched a free website resource for Children’s social care law in Wales, aimed at social workers and other practitioners who deal with children and their families. The website, developed by Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics, will help practitioners find information on social welfare legislation and…
Alcohol Focus Scotland has developed a new website called A.D.A.M. (Another’s Drinking Affects Me) that encourages young people whose lives are being affected by someone’s drinking to get advice and seek help. A.D.A.M. is aimed at 11-16 year olds and offers advice on how to cope using five animated characters…
A new resource to help adult social care employers tackle the challenges of staff recruitment and retention has been published by sector agency, Skills for Care. The Finding and Keeping Workers resource identifies problems and solutions within four key themes to attract more people, take on the right people, foster…
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