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News

Study reveals everyday technology helps fight loneliness

Posted on Friday 14 June 2019

A new report suggests that people feel less lonely when they have access to everyday technology such as a radio, television or tablet.

Introduction to University Day

Posted on Friday 7 June 2019

Jade Ward from the Social Policy Research Unit was invited as a guest speaker to the 'Introduction to University' day for care leavers and professionals, held at the University of Hull on 29th. May 2019.

Department of Social Policy and Social Work moves into the UK top ten.

Posted on Wednesday 1 May 2019

This week the Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for the subject of Social Work. The Department is ranked 9th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2020.

National Leaving Care Forum

Posted on Friday 26 April 2019

Jade Ward and Jo Dixon from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, along with Holly Hennell, Manager from York Cares, and two participants, Amy and Shelly, share the Bright Futures Practice Guide at the National Leaving Care Benchmarking Forum (NLCBF).

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Specialist Dementia Nurses Support Carers with the most Complex Needs

Posted on Thursday 11 April 2019

Having contact with a nurse who understands dementia and has the time to get to know their situation could improve carers' confidence and help them to feel supported.

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Social Policy Research Unit

Social Policy Research Unit

spru@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 321950
Alcuin Block B, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, United Kingdom.
SPRUYork