Cash for Caring – A practical guide to social services finance

Jon Glasby and John Glasby, Russell House
Publishing Ltd, 4 St George’s House, The Business Park, Uplyme
Road, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3LS. Tel 01297 443 948. E-mail:
£59.95 plus £1.50 p&p.

Whether to make the case effectively for more
resources, or to assume management responsibilities in your work,
it can prove invaluable to understand the system by which funds are
allocated by central and local government, and what that means for
social services. This contains everything needed to run a one-day

Working with Older People – Guidelines
for running discussion groups and influencing practice

Joyce Cormie and Lorna Warren, Marston Book
Services, PO Box 269, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 4YN.Tel 01235
  £11.99 plus
£2.50 p&p.

It is becoming increasingly important to find
new ways of working that support the active participation of older
people. This hands-on resource covers: launching a discussion
group; recruiting participants; preparing for meetings; running
meetings; and influencing practice.

Assessment of family competence,
strengths and difficulties

Arnon Bentovim and Liza Bingley Miller,
Department of Health & Pavilion Publishing, The Ironworks,
Cheapside, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4GD. Tel 01273 623222.
E-mail:   £150 plus 10 per cent

Aimed at professionals who work with families,
this resource includes training materials based on a 60-minute
video and three-day course that will equip participants to assess
objectively family competencies, strengths and difficulties.


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