Children

How social workers can manage unregulated contact between children in care and parents

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Children

In social work assessments, professional opinion can often be recorded as fact

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Health and Care Professions Council

Workforce

Social worker made ‘inappropriate’ sexual comments in supervision session

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Adults

Working with LGBT older people: key practice points

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Adults

NHS trusts have fined councils up to £280,000 for delayed discharges

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Children

Principal social worker role praised at ‘inadequate’ children’s services 

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Adults

Councils’ use of prepayment cards risks contravening Care Act, study claims

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Adults

Councils join named social worker pilot scheme

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Adults

Social workers asked to take part in major adults’ services survey

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Workforce

£20 million fund to make children’s services work more closely together

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Adults

First detailed skills statement for social work with older people launched

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Workforce

Social worker sanctioned for ‘clearly inappropriate’ sharing of sensitive data

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Children

Alexis Jay: ‘If I see poor practice I will nail that’

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Children

Foster carer makes tribunal claim over employment status

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Children

Appearing as a witness in court: tips for social workers

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Adults

ADASS president: ‘Adult social care reform must be a national priority’

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