SCIE news and events - 41 to 50

  • National living wage - Resolution Foundation report 31 August 2016Open

    A new report out by the Resolution Foundation: Rising to the challenge: early evidence on the introduction of the National Living Wage in the social care sector. SCIE's Ewan King is quoted in People Management magazine.

    It is encouraging to see that care providers are making progress in introducing the NLW, despite financial pressures. It is important to learn and share examples of how some services and areas are managing the increase in wages more effectively than others. And crucially we need to manage this issue as an integrated health and care system.

    SCIE's director of business development and delivery, Ewan King

  • Using the SCIE method. Learning from Significant Case Reviews in Scotland 31 August 2016Open

    The Scottish Care Inspectorate have published their review of serious case reviews for the period covering 2012-2015. It says: ‘Those using the Social Care Institute for Excellence’s (SCIE) approach were generally more reflective and thorough. The Scottish Government and Child Protection Committees Scotland should work together to support better quality in SCRs and greater consistency in approach. This should include building capacity for undertaking SCRs using the SCIE method and other accredited approaches.”

  • Magazine for people with learning disabilities 24 August 2016Open

    Easy News, from United Response, is the first news magazine designed to be accessible for people with learning disabilities. The latest issue features news of the EU Referendum result and changes in UK politics since the referendum, through to Chris Evans leaving TV Show Top Gear.

  • Integrated health and care. SCIE newsletter 19 August 2016Open

    SCIE news bulletin including new training courses announced (Deafblind assesor, ddementia in the community and more) with new blogs and a research vacancy at SCIE with a closing date of 12 September

  • New partnership between QCS and SCIE 12 August 2016Open

    A new partnership will support providers in building on their achievements to date and driving improvement across the sector. Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) is teaming up with improvement agency the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).

  • Employer endorsement webinar: 14 July 12 July 2016Open

    Implementing new guidance for children and family social workers; 2-4pm, Thursday 14 July 2016. New guidance has been developed by Daisy Bogg Consultancy, and partners SCIE and Research into Practice, to support employers to recruit, support, assess and endorse social workers at the end of their ASYE year of practice; and to develop a method to assess and endorse those more experienced social workers and social work supervisors.

  • National Co-production Week – Nothing about us without us 04 July 2016Open

    Co-production is about working in equal partnership with people using services, carers, families and citizens. SCIE's National Co-production Week is the first event of its kind. It will celebrate the benefits of co-production, share good practice and highlight the contribution of people who use services and carers to developing better public services. It will include a Co-production Festival for SCIE’s Co-Production Network members on Thursday 7 July. Journalists are invited

  • LGBTQI disabled people and social care support 01 July 2016Open

    Are you Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Intersex, Disabled and organising some or all of your own social care? Do you live in England? If so we need your help. Next-to-nothing is known about the use of social care support by disabled people from the LGBTQI community. That’s why four organisations are finding out more about your needs and experiences. We will use what you tell us to raise awareness of the social care needs of LGBTQI Disabled people and to highlight examples of things that do and don’t work very well. Please spare 20 minutes to help our research by completing an online survey. If you want a paper copy please email Heather Ottaway - address below.


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