Carers

Older person and carer

Adults

Government shifts Care Act cash from self-funder to carer assessments

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Adults

What social workers can learn from carers’ research ahead of new Care Act duties

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Adults, Workforce

Service users with dementia and autism most likely to assault social care staff

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Adults

Social work on an innovative multidisciplinary team: ‘It’s been empowering’

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Adults

DH underestimating costs of Care Act implementation, say London councils

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Adults

Most service users feel they are treated with respect, finds Scottish survey

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Shared Lives schemes help people live more fulfilling lives, finds Shared Lives Plus

Adults

Full potential of Shared Lives schemes yet to be realised, finds report

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Adults, Workforce

Facing the challenge of being open about being a carer

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Adults, Mental Health

Ombudsman repeats call for council to compensate couple for failure to provide 24-hour care

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Dedicated social care team to be scrapped

Workforce, Adults

Shock over council’s proposal to scrap social care team for adults with autism

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Adults, Workforce

Half of carers known to social services care for over 50 hours a week but most lack breaks

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Adults

Why social workers must do more to identify carers of people with cancer

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Adults, Workforce, Mental Health

Invest in social care to revive economy, government told

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Adults, Mental Health

Social worker banned for inappropriate conduct towards carers

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Adults, Mental Health

Social workers urged to support distressed cancer carers

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Carers ‘disproportionately hit’ by government cuts

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