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Parental Substance Misuse and Addiction – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Parental Substance Misuse and Addiction.” This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow (14 August 2012) when we explore: “Sexual Abuse of Disability or Diverseability: Defining Identities Enablement vs Disablement” @SWSCmedia 8:00 PM BST (UK) / … Continue reading

Ability vs. Disability & Diverseability: Defining Identities – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Ability vs Disability & Diverseability: Defining Identities” as part of @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow (14 August 2012) when we explore: “Sexual Abuse of People with Learning Disability” @SWSCmedia 8:00 PM BST (UK) / 3:00 PM EDT (Eastern … Continue reading

Parental Substance Misuse and Addiction – @SWSCmedia Debate Series

Parental substance misuse has multiple and complex effects on children, depending on a number of variables ranging from the characteristics, personality, coping strategies and support systems of each individual, to socio-economic class, mental health, physical health, social and environmental factors, and family and social support networks of the individual. In 2009/2010, 68,207 adults in England … Continue reading

Public versus Private Health and Social Care… Challenges, Opportunities, and Realities… – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Public versus Private Health and Social Care” part of @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you on Sunday (5 August 2012) when we explore: “Disability or Diverseability: Defining Identities Enablement vs Disablement” @SWSCmedia 6:00 PM BST (UK) / 1:00 PM … Continue reading

End of Life Care – Palliative Care – A Special Evening with Malcolm Payne – Debate Summary – 31 July 2012

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views regarding End of Life Care / Palliative Care in a special debate with Malcolm Payne and as part of @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you on Sunday (5 August 2012) when we explore: “Disability or Diverseability: Defining Identities … Continue reading

Social work and end-of-life care: issues for debate @SWSCmedia – Opinion piece by Malcolm Payne

Join us for a Special Evening  @SWSCmedia on Palliative and End-of-Life care with Malcolm Payne (@MalcolmPayne) on Tuesday (31-July-2012) at 8:00 PM BST (UK) / 3:00 PM EDT @SWSCmedia. Planning for living needs to include planning for dying. End-of-life care is not a specialised area of medicine, involving a few specialised social workers working in hospices and hospitals. … Continue reading

Public versus Private Health and Social Care… Challenges, Opportunities, and Realities… – @SWSCmedia Debate

The UK National Health Service (NHS) was established in 1948 as a universal service free at the point of delivery and available on the basis of need. This system replaced a fragmented, highly inequitable provision based on a system of charity, municipalities, and private services. This resulted in considerable divergence between health care policy and … Continue reading

Networks Helping Families Escape Social Services: What are the real issues? – @SWSCmedia debate

Channel 4 report on networks that help families escape social services projects a picture of child protection services with persistent failures and consistent misjudgements. The programme includes interviews with various people including Corinne May-Chahal (Co-Chair of the College of Social Work) and John Hemming (Libdem MP for Birmingham Yardley) who assists such families once abroad … Continue reading

In Celebration of #Carers’ Week: Behind the Walls revisited… – #SWSCmedia debate on Caring for Carers

Join @SWSCmedia debate Today (19-June-2012) at 8:00 PM UK. / 3:00 PM (New York) & share your views on Caring for Carers. I don’t want to write about a being a carer. There, I said it. I wrote about it once briefly in 2000 in a piece called Behind the Walls, to tie in with the passing of … Continue reading

In Celebration of #Carers' Week: Behind the Walls revisited… – #SWSCmedia debate on Caring for Carers

Join @SWSCmedia debate Today (19-June-2012) at 8:00 PM UK. / 3:00 PM (New York) & share your views on Caring for Carers. I don’t want to write about a being a carer. There, I said it. I wrote about it once briefly in 2000 in a piece called Behind the Walls, to tie in with the passing of … Continue reading

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