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Care home study maps lockdown impact on families

A new study is to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents. Edinburgh researchers and colleagues at other Scottish universities will assess the psychological impact – and the wider social repercussions – of distancing and other Covid-19 related constraints. [03 Jul 2020]

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Remembering Vivienne Triseliotis (Lecturer MSW, 1958-1970)

We were saddened to hear of the death of Vivienne Triseliotis on 20th April 2020. Vivienne (then Laughton) had been a much valued and highly regarded member of the social work academic staff at the University of Edinburgh between 1958-1970, lecturing on the medical, childcare and psychiatric social work programmes. [04 May 2020]

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SPS team helps create new safe space for child victims and witnesses of crime in Scotland

A revolutionary new house designed to protect, support and get justice for child victims and witnesses of crime is to be opened in the west of Scotland, with work underway to identify a suitable location, thanks to £1.5 million raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. [06 Apr 2020]

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Two seniors crossing road