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…
A short paper on social isolation and technology with insights from Nessa Barry (NHS National Services Scotland) about the impact of Covid-19 on this topic.
Explores the development of migrant integration strategies and services in Scotland.
Examines the growing body of evidence that points to known categories of risk around internet usage by children and young people in care.
Provides recent evidence relating to Covid-19, stress, anxiety, and social care worker's mental health.

Attachment theory in practice

Explores the evolving meaning and application of this concept

Learning resource written by Sally Wassell, which explores the evolving meaning and application of attachment.
Evidence on developing guidelines and recommendations that organisations are producing with regards to domestic abuse and COVID-19.
Learning resource that provides a short introduction to the perceived risks, forms of abuse, themes of harassment, how the risks can be reduced, and prompts for practitioners.
Examines the developing evidence with specific consideration to conversations around end-of-life care and talking to children.
An evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence.
This Insight explores policy, research and practice issues about spoken language interpreting in social work, focusing on people who speak limited English.