Results: 30

For: social care workforce

Moral distress among social workers: Disconnects between values and practice

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Ermintrude reflects on a Finnish study about social workers’ experiences of, and responses to, moral distress in their job and finds resonances for the UK.

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Social work students and evidence-based practice

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Mike Clark investigates a US study into social work student use of research for evidence-based practice and wonders if the findings would apply to the UK.

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Reflections on Reimagining Social Care

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Sarah Carr takes a look at a new report from Research in Practice for Adults which uses evidence to reimagine social care.

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Something old, something new: Defensive practice in social work

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Jill Manthorpe examines a study on social work student perspectives on defensive practice and finds that fear and organisational culture play a role and that this can effect service user and family engagement.

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Dementia day programmes: how can we tell if they are effective?

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Caroline Struthers looks at a study on the effectiveness of a NZ dementia day programme but wonders about the use of outcomes measures in the research.

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Care worker experiences of dementia care in nursing and residential settings

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Jo Moriarty examines research on care worker experiences of supporting people with dementia in residential settings and discovers the value of relationships in a task centred working environment.

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Differences in staff attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities in Japan and the United States

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Support staff can play a key role for some people with learning disabilities in connecting people with their communities – so how much do staff attitudes impact on this and are there differences in attitudes between countries?

Here Fawn Harrad looks at a study which compared attitudes of staff in Japan and the U.S.

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The moral and emotional labour of care workers in residential homes

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Jill Manthorpe discusses a case study on how the emotional and moral labour of care workers operates in residential settings.

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