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Children

Why social work bill’s ‘innovation’ clause has sparked controversy

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Adults

Understand the Care Act 2014 from A-Z

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David Mowat, parliamentary under-secretary of state for community health and care, will take on the adult social care brief.
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Adults

Care minister role downgraded in government reshuffle

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Adults

How can practitioners protect adults when third parties are in the way?

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Children, Workforce

Government consults on criminal offences for social workers who fail to act on abuse

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Workforce

‘We social workers must shed our awe of the law to focus on the client’

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Adults

Tributes to ADASS president following sudden death

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Hillcrest

Care and education link up to reduce absconding

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Children, Workforce

Trust model to give council more power to improve social work pay

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Adults, Workforce

Social work diary: ‘I’m in a surreal version of Supermarket Sweep’

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Children, Workforce

‘It is a fact accepted by social workers – our views are least important’

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Adults

How an iPad enhanced my social work practice

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Welcome to iBrent

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Children

Court says care cases must be completed in 18 weeks, research finds

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Children

‘A refreshingly positive review of residential care': reaction to Narey’s report

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Children

Government opposes profits from child protection – why not from care?

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Adults

Time pressures compromising social work practice at council, finds review

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When social workers are in a good place, others benefit too

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Workforce

Social worker used case files to vent anger at IT system

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