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The Branching Out project, delivered by Forestry Commission Scotland, saw almost 100 individuals with series and long-term mental health problems undertake a variety of activities in woodland areas around Glasgow.  Participants included patients from secure units, Alzheimers sufferers and domestic abuse victims and the Forestry Commission worked with organizations including…
A Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) study commissioned by Skills for Care has challenged the stereotypical view of employment in adult social care as necessarily low status, low skill and poorly rewarded. The study of front line care workers in the social care sector in England, looked in particular at what…
Saturday, 31 Oct, 2009

Webwatch - Google

Google, possibly the web search engine of choice for most people, is wonderfully efficient at unearthing useful information.  But have you ever wondered if there might be something relevant away down there on page 100 of your results? For more effective and efficient searching it’s worth looking at some of…
An extraordinary meeting of geeks, internet researchers, social services managers, academics and regulators took place in Glasgow on the 14th and 15th of September to discuss the impact of the Internet on contemporary social life and future social services. The event was opened by Neil Ballantyne, Research Director of Connected…