News tagged with social services
As health services strive to improve quality and reduce costs, researchers study the benefits – and the pitfalls – of 'pay for performance' in hospitals.
Health May 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
An innovative study led by The University of Nottingham is to investigate whether arts and humanities can help improve the mental health and well-being of patients and carers alike.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Even parents who have had no contact with child welfare agencies believe negative stereotypes about social workers and the likely outcomes of abuse or neglect investigations, misconceptions that complicate agencies' efforts ...
Health Mar 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
The first ever review of abuse cases related to child death or serious injury in Northern Ireland will be launched at Queen's University today (24 January 2013). The review, Translating Learning into Action, was commissioned ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Caring for an adult child with developmental disabilities or mental illness increased by 38 percent the chances that an aging parent would develop disabilities of their own, according to findings of a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by researchers at the Silver School of Social Work has found that among 60 young adults with a history of significant mental health difficulties, few used psychiatric services, medications, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The fast aging of Japanese society is evident as soon as one lands at Tokyo's Narita airport and sees who is doing the cleaning. Young people tend to take such menial jobs in other countries, but here ...
Health Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adrift in foreign land: Study highlights failings when older people transferred between health and social care services
A major study of the experiences of older people moving between health and care services published today highlights significant problems in the quality of the service they received. The researchers from the University of ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An independent evaluation by Warwick Medical School warns that the health service lacks sufficient capacity to respond to perinatal depression, while highlighting a potential role for the voluntary sector, ...
Health Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Almost 50 per cent of nurses surveyed in a New Zealand-first study have considered quitting after struggling with moral issues beyond their control.
Other Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A group of 15 mental health service users have completed the country's first 'peer brokerage' training designed and led by mental health service users.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When an elderly person suffers a fall it is in their best interests that help arrives as soon as possible, and for this reason most elderly people wear some form of alarm system that lets them contact emergency ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men are significantly more likely than women to need urgent hospital care, including readmission, within a month of being discharged, finds research in the online only journal BMJ Open.
Health Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The Obama administration declared Alzheimer's "one of the most feared health conditions" on Wednesday as it issued a draft of a new national strategy to fight the ominous rise in this mind-destroying disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Blogging may have psychological benefits for teens suffering from social anxiety, improving their self-esteem and helping them relate better to their friends, according to new research published by the American Psychological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |