Please see information here: ELC Laughter Club flier A4 Pilot 1704; the service is open to all carers in Edinburgh.
The ELPF has been asked to nominate 6 of its members from CJ/H&SC and 6 members from C&F to attend the following event: KIP Implementation Planning Conversation – Aims and agenda 26-Feb-13 final
The meeting will be held on Tuesday 26 February from 10am – 1.15pm and will give us an opportunity to feed into planning for the national implementation of Knowledge into Practice strategy for social services.
If you would like to attend (after discussion with your line manager) please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org and I will pass your name on. Bear in mind we have 12 places in total so not everyone may be able to go.
The Scottish Government has temporarily shelved plans, as detailed in this article in Scotland on Sunday, for minimum pricing of alcohol. What do you think about this issue?
This article discusses additional taxation for super-strength alcohol products. Could it work?
I like a good debate so feel free to leave a comment on what you think about this issue.
*UPDATE* new article realting to a Canadian study viewable here
This post has been edited from its original form, 22.10.2012
I spied this article in the Guardian today: Social Workers forced to focus on family crises due to coalition cuts, study says
Does anyone have an opinion on this? A copy of the study itself is available here: Families on the Frontline: local spending on children’s services in austerity