Court decisions

Children

Judge allows council to submit evidence on family gained from private investigator

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Adults

Care worker pay: a quick guide to the sleep-in shifts row

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Workforce

Social work bursary allocations revealed

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Children

We need to find the balance between ‘professional’ and ‘traditional’ foster care

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Workforce

‘Social work in London opened my eyes to the world’

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Workforce

How we made the ‘last chance to keep my children’ documentary

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Children

A new IT system and ‘over recruiting’ social workers: a council’s journey to ‘good’

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Court decisions

Children

Judge praises ‘significant changes’ made by parents during care proceedings

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Workforce

Last chance to enter Social Worker of the Year Awards

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Services ‘too often’ failing to apply Mental Capacity Act properly

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Adults, Mental Health

Social workers alert Hunt to dangers of mental health bed shortage

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Court decisions

Adults

Disabled man appeals High Court decision over care package cut

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Workforce

Social work bursary delay ‘creating instability and stress’ for students

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Workforce

Social workers working through illness to keep up with caseloads

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Workforce

‘Last chance to keep my children’ documentary series to air

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Workforce

Accreditation climbdown means just four per cent of social workers will be tested by 2020

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