SOCIAL workers are suffering serious injuries and stress, claim union bosses. The recent allegation that a 16-year-old boy threatened to slit his social worker’s throat highlights the fear that social workers are living in, claims IMPACT union. The female social worker had been subjected to repeated serious threats while working with the teen for the [...]

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TTAPR on March 22nd, 2011

A CHILD being cared for in a home run by the Health Service Executive (HSE) was removed by a parent for his own safety following a serious physical assault. A report by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) also found aggression levels between children and the outside community were high and that two of [...]

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