This film focuses on the very rewarding but complex role of a social worker within an Emergency Duty Team.
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The Social Work Practice pilot sites are located in Birmingham, Lambeth, North East Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Suffolk and Surrey. They will be smaller than local authorities which should allow them to be more responsive in their decision making.
SCIE research briefing 33: the contribution of social work and social care to the reduction of health inequalities: four case studies
This briefing argues that support given as social care can help improve health and reduce health disadvantage. Improving access to social care interventions is therefore important to any strategy for reducing health inequality.
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A guide for those using SCIE's social work and e-learning resources in their teaching.
This report presents the results of an evaluation of the AgeInfo database, which is an information service provided by the Centre for Policy on Ageing and which is made available to the public at not cost through SCIE's own database Social Care Online - www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk
This report is intended to influence policy about the future and funding of social care research."
This knowledge review looks at the use of research by social care staff and how it can be promoted to improve social care practice. It describes what knowledge is available, highlights the evidence that has emerged and draws practice points from the evidence.
This report looks at what contribution ESRC research programmes make, and might make, to the knowledge base for social work and social care.
This knowledge review looks at how communications skills are taught in social work education and to what effect. It describes what knowledge is available, highlights the evidence that has emerged and draws practice points from the evidence.