Care Act 2014

Care Act

Adults, Workforce

Are adult care cuts putting councils at more risk of legal challenges?

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First birthday cake

Adults

One year on, what has the Care Act achieved?

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Adults

‘Care Act guidance on safeguarding must be clearer to ensure victims are protected’

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Adults

Your Care Act questions on advocacy and reviews answered

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Adults

Care Act information gaps preventing timely assessments of need, finds research

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Adults

Care Act triggers surge in safeguarding cases

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Care Act

Adults

Care Act 2014: councils told to give principal social workers power to improve practice

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Adults

Council cuts proposals ‘fly in face of Care Act’ and risk legal challenge

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Stopwatch

Adults

Timescales for safeguarding enquiries relaxed to personalise adult protection practice

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Adults, Mental Health

Scrapping social worker integration deal will save £1m and improve service, says council

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elderly lady, emergency alarm

Adults

Social workers must be vigilant in how they wield their power

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Adults

Care Act drives surge in demand for social workers but thousands of posts go unfilled

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Adults

Council’s ‘disregard’ for Care Act triggers user-group complaint to CQC

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Care Act

Adults

Care Act ‘increasing tensions’ with NHS trusts over social worker integration

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Resident and staff member in care home

Adults

Direct payments for residential care delayed until 2020

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Adults

Specialist autism training for social workers declined in year before Care Act reforms

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