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External news

Ofsted launches consultation for inspecting supported accommodation

We are seeking views on proposals for how we will inspect supported accommodation for looked after children and care leavers aged to...
londoncouncils
RT @KateHand2: Delighted to be at the launch of @ReLondon_UK 's fashion footprint, a fantastic piece of work and a key input into the @harr…
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7 months ago
External news

Child victims of exploitation left ‘invisible’ during school holidays

Social Work Recap is a weekly series where we present key news events conversations tweets and campaigns around social work from the preceding week From a report warning of inadequate risk assessments increasing the vulnerability to domestic abuse by people...
SocialWorkEng
Eid Mubarak to all our friends and colleagues, social workers, and people with lived experience of social work who… https://t.co/0OMEYhTPvo
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External news

NHS to offer lifechanging drug to premature babies

For the first time babies that are born too early in England can be offered a revolutionary drug that helps prevent them from going blind This week the NHS announced that injections of a drug called ranibizumab can help to stop premature babies from losing their sight The disease known as retinopathy of prematurity ROP...
londoncouncils
We are delighted to announce the launch of the London Social Work for Children website. The site promotes a range o… https://t.co/TpdwVTcgka
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External news

Sindi Mvubu– 2019 Frontline programme fellow

Sindi Mvubu was part of the Frontline programme in and currently works in a court team specialising in court proceedings Sindi embarked on the Frontline programme as a mother and career changer She is a proactive and pragmatic leader evident through her ability to apply skills from her counselling background within her social work practice...
londoncouncils
London continues to see reductions in consumption-based emissions in key areas such as transport, housing and food.… https://t.co/Fl7puEISex
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LSWC news

The Black Care Experience publish 2023 Conference Report

The Black Care Experience Conference Report 2023 report presents the key findings from the conference's small group sessions, where delegates delved into crucial questions regarding cultural competency in Children's Social Care.
Ofstednews
RT @shanermann: I enjoyed chairing this year's @AELPUK. A great couple of days, congratulations to the AELP team. #AELPNC23 Thank you @ama…
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7 months ago
External news

Sharon Shoesmith: how social workers can get their professional pride back

Community Care's Choose Social Work campaign aims to counteract the negative media coverage of the profession and show the brilliant work social workers do every day Read about why we're launching this campaign and the five steps you can take...
Ofstednews
RT @JulieHydeNCFE: Great 2 days at #AELPNC23 where the sector came together to focus on the future of skills. Brilliant speakers and discus…
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7 months ago
External news

‘Substituted parenting’ risk used to justify removing children without evidence base, finds study

By Mithran Samuel and Clare Jerrom Councils are justifying removing children from parents with learning disabilities using a concept that lacks evidence risking discrimination research has found The term 'substituted parenting' has become a negative shorthand based on unevidenced theoretical...
londoncouncils
RT @doitldn: Last year, we were excited to be at the #PrideinLondon Parade and can’t wait to march again this Saturday! Come and say ‘hi’…
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External news

Children’s health hangs in the balance due to hospital backlogs

Canada-based children's hospitals wait list has hit the highest it's ever been forcing infants to go without appropriate healthcare treatment New research which was published on the last day of June highlighted that two-thirds of paediatric patients in need of surgery at two of Ontario's largest children's hospitals are being forced to wait beyond the...
Ofstednews
RT @Ofstednews: We work with CQC to inspect education, health and care services for children and young people with SEND. Here we explain ou…
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External news

Lack of social care workforce plan ‘a missed opportunity’

By Clare Jerrom and Mithran Samuel Social Work Recap is a weekly series where we present key news events conversations tweets and campaigns around social work from the preceding week From criticism of the lack of a social care workforce...
SocialWorkEng
Applications to join our National Advisory Forum will close at midday tomorrow, 29 June. Don’t miss your last ch… https://t.co/OOrRGZH5zS
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External news

“All children and young people should receive the same support from social workers, regardless of their identity.”

Zariyan Syed he they is an LGBTQ youth support worker social work graduate speaker and trainer He strives to empower and uplift young LGBTQ individuals as well as train professionals and carers who support LGBTQ young people in care...
Ofstednews
RT @AELPUK: We're into our final plenary session of #aelpNC23 and it's an in conversation piece between our Chair, Shane Mann, and HM Chief…
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