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‘Unstable’ funding for children’s social care hitting services

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Ofsted praises council’s social work support for child domestic abuse victims

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Adults

Do not suggest ‘do not resuscitate’ when someone is most vulnerable

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Tips on applying attachment theory in social work with adults

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Adults

Six councils pilot ‘named social worker’ scheme

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Children

DfE-commissioned report reveals private sector appetite to run ‘full range’ of children’s services

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Government to revive controversial ‘exemption’ plans in social work bill

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Children

Children’s minister: We will amend the Children and Social Work Bill

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Children

How children’s principal social workers feel about government ‘innovation’ proposals

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Children’s trust grappling with staff shortages ahead of launch

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Adults

Deprivation of liberty reforms postponed

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Social workers ‘deeply concerned’ by Home Office guidance on assessing Calais camp children

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Adults

Council defies ombudsman with refusal to fund care for man with critical needs

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AMHP teams stretched as Mental Health Act detentions rise again

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Social worker who Facebook messaged service user suspended

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Children

DfE orders review of children’s services at ‘inadequate’ council

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