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Britain’s current economic woes are putting vulnerable children and families under growing pressure and social workers have a crucial role to play in helping them cope, according to a senior academic from the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.
An expert in the palliative care of people with learning disabilities has taken up a new role at the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.
Every year an estimated 150,000 people have a stroke, with those from ethnic minority backgrounds more likely to be affected. A majority rely on family members for long-term care but very little is known about these carers’ needs or if they feel the social care services designed to support them, work well.
On Tuesday 22 January the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education was launched at a well attended event at Kingston Hill. The event was hosted by Professor Fiona Ross, dean of Health, Social Care and Education and Andy Hudson, head of the School of Education.
Fiona Ross, Dean of the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, gives her thoughts about the recent reduction in training places for nurses in London, the political context of education commissioning and the impact on care quality for the future.
NHS London has released its latest performance ratings for universities and colleges that train the capital’s nurses, midwives and allied health professionals – and the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education has received top marks.
More than 100 people of all ages and abilities overcame personal hurdles at a recent ‘challenge event’ day held at two historic sites in south London.