Tag Archives: challenge

ALL aboard for new job opportunities for Roseville staff

A positive change in the lives of six people with learning disabilities marked the end of an era for Adult Social Care services as The Roseville Laundry finally closed!

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Spooky spies and social work

Some might think this is the most tenuous link to have ever found itself on the Better Lives blog, but I have form in linking TV shows to social care (see the Coronation Street one). I mean spies of the … Continue reading

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Dennis Holmes reflects on perception and reality

Interim blog I wanted to start this month’s blog with an acknowledgement and appreciation of Sandie Keene who last week retired as Director of Adult Social Services in Leeds after nearly eight years in that role and after 40 years … Continue reading

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Personalisation and mental health – a social work perspective

This post by Siobhan Martin was originally published on the Think Local Act Personal site, but we thought it merited publishing here too. Siobhan (pictured right with project colleagues) is a HCPC Registered Social Worker with the Peer Support and … Continue reading

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