Resources

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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…
Summarises our work over the year, and the difference that we've made to social services in Scotland.
Evidence focused on clinical trials and studies which evaluate the effectiveness of certain support methods.
Research which explores how care-experienced people are disproportionately criminalised and over-represented in justice systems.
Evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence relating to Covid-19 and how it affects those on low incomes and in poverty.
Provides students and practitioners with the opportunity to critically assess the value of mindfulness as a way of attending to wellbeing in their professional and personal lives.
A short paper on redesigning the homelessness system in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, with insights from Dr Lígia Teixeira, Chief Executive of the Centre for Homelessness Impact.
Provides a review of the research methods and approaches used to evaluate UK-based social prescribing interventions in recent years. It gives an overview of how social prescribing has been evaluated…
Four papers focused on supporting multi-agency communication in working with domestic abuse in families with children.

Tips for successful remote working

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Tips and practical advice that provides assistance in the continued transition.
Connects carers to sources of practical help and online information specifically related to Covid-19.