ethics

hsns09 : ethical considerations around telecare - Andrew Eccles

Podcast of a talk by Andrew Eccles, Lecturer, Glasgow School of Social Work, given at the Connected Practice Symposium, "Human services in the network society : changes, challenges & opportunities", Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow, 14th/15th September 2009.

Social Research Update

Social Research Update is published quarterly by the Department of Sociology, University of Surrey and covers a wide range of articles related to Social Research.

Values, parenting and professional roles

All of us who work with families carry into our work a whole set of beliefs and values about family life and how children should be cared for. This learning object is designed to make you aware of these personal values and how they might impact on your practice. This learning object explores the way that personal values can effect the way you deal with families and seeks to help make practitioners aware of the impact and implications that this can have. You will be asked to capture your initial thoughts relating to 3 case study images depicting different aspects of family life.

The ethical use of assistive technology

Guidance written to assist those who help care for dementia sufferers to think carefully about the advantages and disadvantages of using technological devices, solutions and services designed to aid people with dementia.

Assessment and learning in practice settings: Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Assessment and Learning in Practice Settings (ALPS) is a collaborative programme between five Higher Education Institutions. ALPS aim is to ensure that students graduating from courses in health and social care are fully equipped to perform confidently and competently in their professional careers.

Production values : futures for professionalism (Demos collection 22)

Collection of papers focusing on how the role of the professional will develop in the future. It looks at the ways professionalism is changing and evolving in various sectors such as policing, teaching, children's services and the voluntary sector.

Modernising social work and the ethics of care

This article is from the Social Work & Society journal and discusses modernising social work and the ethics of care.

International Federation of Social Workers Code of Ethics

This resource details the code of ethics used by the International Federation of Social Workers. The purpose of IFSW's work on ethics is to promote ethical debate and reflection in the member associations and among the providers of social work in member countries.

Enabling technologies for people with dementia : report of the assessment study in England

Report presenting the findings of the UK assessment trial of Enable, a three year longitudinal study looking at the feasibility of enabling devices and the socio-economic costs of making technology available to enhance the quality of life of dementia sufferers and their carers.