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Adopt the Residential Care Charter

Commissioning authorities and employers are being urged to adopt UNISON’s Residential Care Charter. Residential care workers across the UK came

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Budget: We don’t get to say ‘no cuts’ in the consultation

UNISON response to Edinburgh budget proposals: The prospect of £140m of cuts over the next five years, added to the

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Social Work

UNISON represents over 3,000 Social Work staff in the City of Edinburgh Council and a range of voluntary and independent

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Social Care in Edinburgh – UNISON response

UNISON response to council leader’s statement regarding social care provision in Edinburgh. UNISON City of Edinburgh is relieved that the

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Edinburgh Health and Social Care Inspection response

Many of the issues raised in the inspection published today mirror issues raised by UNISON over recent months and years,

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Health and Safety Resources

Survey – Mental Health Issues in the Practice Teams. October 2016

Health & Social Care Departmental sickness figures had been presented to the trade unions for the previous few years, and

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Health and Social Care organisational review

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE ORGANISATIONAL REVIEW As you may know by now, the Health & Social Care department is undergoing

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Supervision and Workload Management

This updated paper by social work practitioners in UNISON Scotland’s Social Work Issues Group is co-written by UNISON Edinburgh’s John

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UNISON Statement on Edinburgh Social Work Staffing Inquiry

UNISON welcomes the conclusions of the internal staffing inquiry that no member of staff should face disciplinary action as a

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Putting the dignity (and radicalism) back into social care

A UNISON seminar of members working in social care and home care has called for dignity for service users and

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