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Tuesday, 1 Jun, 2010

Webwatch - Mental Health Care

The challenges associated with caring for someone who suffers with psychosis – a set of symptoms that include delusions, hallucinations and confused or disturbed thoughts – can be overwhelming. Psychosis is a symptom of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and schizoaffective disorder, and can also be a symptom of dementia, some forms…
Social services, when based on the best available evidence of what works, are more likely to lead to successful outcomes for the people using them. This is what the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) aims to champion with the development of its Evidence-informed Practice Portal and…
Wednesday, 7 Apr, 2010

Webwatch - DotComUnity

DotComUnity aims to provide a one-stop online resource and directory of community services, care information and social interactivity for adults and children with a learning or physical disability within local communities throughout the UK. A registered, not-for-profit initiative, the website is useful in that it allows users to feedback on…
The tide of social media cannot be turned. To quote Socitm, a professional organisation representing ICT managers in local government, “Failure to engage with the trend is tantamount to decrying the telephone at the end of the 19th century”. Social media is here, and here to stay. Web 2.0 tools…
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