Adult safeguarding

Adults

Poor social worker supervision among failings that left man financially exploited

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Adults, Workforce

Rationing of access to adult safeguarding casts shadow over Care Act aspirations

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Adults, Mental Health

NHS trust investigated ‘too few’ deaths of mental health and learning disability patients

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Adults, Workforce

Social work diary: ‘A plan is all set, only to completely fall apart at 4pm’

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Manager and employee

Adults

Government scraps designated adult safeguarding manager role

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Adults

Social workers reducing risks for more adults subject to abuse or neglect

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Adults

Deaths prompt call for learning disabled adults to get named care coordinators

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Social worker and person with learning disabilities

Adults

Social workers ‘need permission to practise’ in way that improves safeguarding

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Adults

Social workers get ‘manual for good practice’ in autism, mental capacity and dementia

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Royal Courts of Justice

Adults, Workforce

Council criticised for failing to provide asylum-seeker with an independent advocate under the Care Act

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Why tick boxes and score sheets trump gut instinct when assessing risk in social work

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Adults

Workshop to help social workers support adults who choose to put themselves at risk

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Adults

Safeguarding under the Care Act: ‘Business as usual is not an option’

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care home

Adults, Workforce

Moving care home residents in the middle of the night can never be justified

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Adults

Council sanctioned for denying care payments without balancing risk and choice

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Adults, Workforce

Social worker who based decisions on family views, not service users’, suspended

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