The personal budget target was set out in the government's Vision for Adult Social Care, published in 2010

Adults

Problems with personalisation run deeper than ‘gaming’ targets

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Children

Social workers struggling to overcome ‘legacy of inadequate practice’ at children’s services

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Workforce

Social worker struck off for falsifying assessments claimed he was bullied

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Workforce

Meet the social workers supporting refugees in Calais

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Children

Munby backs ‘innovative’ approach to settling care cases

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Workforce

Why I quit social work…after four months

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Adults

Hoarding and self-neglect – what social workers need to know

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Adults

Council fee proposals ‘risk care home closures’

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Adults

Why the absence of advocacy could double workloads

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Children

Jenny Molloy: recovery from childhood trauma is a lifetime journey

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Children, Workforce

What could this latest adoption judgment mean for social workers?

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Children, Workforce

Man’s ‘aggressive’ emails to social worker play part in care order decision

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Workforce

‘I didn’t become a social worker to feed reports into computers’

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Carrwood House in Sheffield was rated 'inadequate' in four out of the five inspection criteria.

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Adults

‘Inadequate’ care home failed to refer abuse allegations to council

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Adults

Secret report reveals council ‘deception’ on personal budgets

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Workforce

‘Scrapping social work bursaries could damage profession’s diversity’

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