Iain Ferguson, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling, speaks about some of the challenges that the personalisation agenda presents to social services workers and users. This talk was delivered at Personalisation and Community Capacity, a joint seminar and workshop by the Perth and Kinross Council and University of Stirling Partnership. It was held at the University of Stirling on 4 December 2009.
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Mike Naulty, Associate Dean, School of Education, Social Work and Community Education, University of Dundee, speaks about the meaning of community capacity building, why it is important, its outcomes and the challenges faced by social work practitioners. This talk was delivered at Personalisation and Community Capacity, a joint seminar and workshop by the Perth and Kinross Council and University of Stirling Partnership. It was held at the University of Stirling on 4 December 2009.
Podcast of a talk by Robin Sen from the Glasgow School of Social Work on the subject of managing contact for children outside of parental care, and the challenges and possibilities involved.
Publication offering an overview of what personalisation is and how the idea originated. It also explains some of the basics of personalisation and considers what it might mean for different social care stakeholders and the sector as a whole.
This report gives shape to the argument that the next focus of public sector reform should be on the relationship between the citizen and frontline staff in public services. It does so by focusing on what matters in the relationship between citizen and the state on the frontline of public services. The report can be download without registration.
Publication presenting findings from a range of statistical information to form an overall picture of demand for, supply of and outcomes from the social care workforce.
This website provides specially designed tools to help social care workers. The tools are quick, easy to use, and do not require any specialist skills expertise. All social care staff use information and communicate in their jobs. To do this they need: speaking and listening skills; reading and writing skills; number skills. Care Skillsbase helps managers in the care sector take constructive action on communication & number skills.
Document setting out a constitution for social care in England designed to make social care services simpler, fairer and more equal for all. It is based on principles such as citizenship, equality, access and eligibility, independence and choice and control.
Laura-Jayne explains to Edwina an innovative care and education planning process for young people Filmed at Ballikinrain School, 13 April 2010.
Document explaining the End of Life Care Strategy for England which aims to improve the provision of care for all adults at the end of life, as well as their families and carers.