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Man with learning disabilities wins damages after human rights breach

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Service user group intervenes in ‘Care Act breach’ court appeal

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Councils split over value of named social worker pilot

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Council criticised for not consulting woman before banning relative from visiting care home

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Will a new Mental Health Act tackle ethnic inequalities?

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‘I feel embarrassed about the delays getting care packages signed off’

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Social workers have vital role to play supporting people who use alcohol

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Who pays the penalty when mental health services fail?

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How does gambling impact vulnerable adults?

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‘I used to drink to survive – now I feel like I have a new start in life’

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There is little space in these prison-like hospitals to be a social worker

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Social work diary: ‘By mid-afternoon I’m tired and can’t remember where I parked’

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Council ordered to pay thousands in care fees after residency dispute caused assessment delay

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How can you ensure care and support reviews comply with the Care Act’s duties?

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Social care co-operatives can create more flexible support, finds report

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Government bows to care provider pressure over sleep-in payments

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