World Social Work Day – Scottish Social Services Expo 2013

What a day! Aisling and I were at Murrayfield early this morning to set up our ELPF stall. I think over the course of  the day we became known as the ‘table with the sweets’ (thanks Ais!)

We had a lot of interest in the ELPF today which was great. What was really noticeable was the success of the ELPF in comparison to other local authority areas and that’s credit to the people who keep coming to our meetings and taking part in our events. Without you we wouldn’t exist. I really hope we inspired some people to re-visit the LPF idea within their own authorities, or at the very least keep an eye on what we’re up to. 

So. As promised, here are some links to resources and exhibitors from today:

NHS Education for Scotland/Scottish Social Services Council: Integration of Health and Social Care Services. Email us for contact details.

Penumbra provide an extensive range of recovery focused services across Scotland. Check out the I.ROC and HOPE toolkit.

Social Services Knowledge Scotland, run by NHS Education for Scotland, is a dedicated portal for social services workers looking for information about a range of topics. Well worth a look.

Living It Up aims to help improve health, wellbeing and quality of life. They are looking for test users to develop their online service.

For information about alcohol and pregnancy contact Alcohol Focus Scotland.

Be confident with your Continuous Professional Development! Check out

Ever thought about family group decision making….but for adults? Contact Mary Macleod,

Home Instead are hoping to train 2500 affected by dementia during Dementia Awareness Week. Click here for details.

Thanks to the people who came and helped us run the stand – it meant Aisling and I could check out some of the sessions. A special mention has to go the Kibble School Theatre Company for their performance about what it’s like to be a child in care.

What a day. Roll on the rest of 2013!


1 Response to “World Social Work Day – Scottish Social Services Expo 2013”

  1. 1 Mary Macleod April 4, 2013 at 12:17

    How fantastic to have followed up the day with this. Thanks for including my service. Good luck to ELPF


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