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The role of technology in rural social work

Is technology the answer for rural social work?  Jane Pye, Lecturer in Social Work at Lancaster University. explores the potential benefits of using…

Changing how homecare is commissioned and delivered

How do we help people live their lives as they want? How can we commission services in a more ethical and person-centred way? The Gwynedd social care…

No Recourse to Public Funds: Olivia's story

User involvement in social work education

Olivia Ndoti from the Women's Asylum Support Housing (WASH) project talks to social work students about having No Recourse to Public Funds.

Bringing the law to life with lived experience

User involvement in social work education

Social work students at GCU take part in a session for their Working with Law and Ethics module, No Recourse to Public Funds.
Explores some of the less commonly included evidence from systematic reviews and literature reviews on age and social isolation.
Looks at evidence around methods for capturing the impact of social work interventions.
Reflection by students on their experiences of how engaging directly with service users impacted on their learning.

Critical reading and the Open University

User involvement in social work education

Sandy Sieminski, Jenny Bew and Alice Bradley share their learning and reflections on the importance of service user and carer involvement in critical reading.


Showcasing Community Social Work

Connecting people who have multiple deprivations to their geographical and social communities across Ayrshire through the arts and food.
Summarises evidence relating to the effectiveness of women specific interventions in addressing complex needs and the role they may play as preventative strategies in children's services.

COPE Scotland

Showcasing Community Social Work

A self-management programme where professionals and public work together for a fairer community and improved resilience for better mental well-being.
Explores the evidence around integrated assessment in children's services, including children's and families' experiences of the assessment process, good practice, electronic information systems,…