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Adults

Ombudsman upholding two-thirds of adult social care complaints, annual review reveals

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Adults

Number of adults subject to a section 42 safeguarding enquiry rose 6% last year

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Adults

Green paper on older people’s social care to be published by summer 2018

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Adults

Social workers: take our survey on the use of funding panels in adults’ services

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Adults

Delayed transfers of care hit 18-month low but targets still set to be missed

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Community Care moves to new owner Mark Allen Group

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Adults

Woman’s mental health ‘declined’ after council took two and a half years to complete support plan

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Adults

Personalisation is dying – and there’s little effort to rescue it 

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Adults

Poor multi-agency working a factor in case where self-neglecting woman died

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Adults

Charities can be a lifeline for older people as statutory services suffer

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Adults

Man spent final weeks of life in bed after council failed to supply specialist chair

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Adults

Mental capacity: the principle of ‘all practicable steps’

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Adults

DoLS reform to take account of planned Mental Health Act changes

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Adults

Fitting contraceptive patch in best interests of woman with severe learning disabilities, court rules

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Adults

First adult social care budget rise since 2010 spent on higher costs

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Adults, Mental Health

Lack of legal literacy a factor in death of man who refused medical treatment

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