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Hospices are about living life to the full

For many people, hospice care conjures an image of the very old in the last weeks and months of their lives being tucked up in hospital beds by severe-
looking nurses. Nothing could be 
further from the truth.
http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/hospices-are-about-living-life-to-the-full-1-4247198

 
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Stop Adult Abuse- Cheshire East Safeguarding Adult Board

The Service User Sub-group of the Cheshire East Safeguarding Adults Board have created a spoken word video which focuses on the service users own life experiences and sends a powerful message to Stop Adult Abuse.

http://www.stopadultabuse.org.uk/home.aspx

 
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Research is how we prove what works

Even before I became Chief Social Worker for Adults in England, I had long recognised the importance and value of research in social work practice. Then, as now, I believed we must demonstrate professionalism, insight and continuous improvement as we worked to help people achieve better lives for themselves.

https://lynromeo.blog.gov.uk/2016/09/30/research-is-how-we-prove-what-works/

 

 
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Ehospice blog on dying and palliative care in Cambodia from Laura Middleton-Green, Marie Curie Clinical Academic Research Fellow at Marie Curie Hospice Bradford and the University of Bradford.

This is the third blog on dying and palliative care in Cambodia from Laura Middleton-Green, Marie Curie Clinical Academic Research Fellow at Marie Curie Hospice Bradford and the University of Bradford. The others can be viewed on the ehospice web site.

http://www.ehospice.com/uk/ArticleView/tabid/10697/ArticleId/20544/language/en-GB/View.aspx 

 
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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss – part three

In the final part of this story, Judy Debenham describes how the support that Rachel is receiving from the Candle team is beginning to take effect. The Candle Service is part of St Christopher’s Hospice in London, UK. Around 200 children and young people aged three to 18, who are experiencing loss through death, are referred each year from five south London boroughs.

https://eapcnet.wordpress.com/2016/09/23/candle-child-bereavement-service-children-young-people-and-loss-part-three-2/

 
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Statement from Adult Principal Social Network

The Adult Principal Social Work Network welcomes the Report and key findings detailed in ‘Social Care for Older People: Home Truths’, published by The Kings Fund and Nuffield Trust.

Click here to view the report

 
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24 Deeply Honest Confessions From A Hospice Worker

It’s honestly not all doom and gloom.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/hilarywardle/secrets-hospice-workers-wont-tell-you?utm_term=.csb07Ryrw#.mmZgQWjO2

 
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BASW annual conference for students and newly qualified social workers 11.11.16 in York

The BASW annual conference for students and newly qualified social workers will take place on 11.11.16 in York. Details are available via this link.

https://www.basw.co.uk/event/?id=66