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Children

Large-scale contracting out of children’s services ‘on the doorstep’, report says

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Adults, Children

Autumn Budget 2017: No scraps for social care

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Adults

Social workers and service users in favour of ‘power of entry’ in safeguarding study

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Workforce

Social worker and manager sanctioned over ‘inadequate’ risk assessment

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Workforce

BASW expresses concern over social work role in ‘rape clause’ ahead of budget

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Adults

Families with disabled adult and child members worst hit by post-2010 government policies

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Mental Health

‘Little or no improvement’ in user perception of community mental health services, survey finds

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Adults, Children

Social care’s funding pressures in numbers

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Children, Workforce

‘This targeting of social workers and managers echoes the reaction to Baby P’

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Workforce

Top tips on reflective writing for social work students

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Adults

Ombudsman upholding two-thirds of adult social care complaints, annual review reveals

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Adults

Number of adults subject to a section 42 safeguarding enquiry rose 6% last year

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Adults

Green paper on older people’s social care to be published by summer 2018

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Workforce

‘Deregulation’ in children’s social work needs more time to prove effectiveness, research says

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Children

School too easily reassured by lack of social work action in case of drug-misusing boy, review finds

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Workforce

BASW attacks media after death threats against social workers named in articles

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