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Adults

Care Act compliance: your questions answered on commissioning

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Adults, Workforce

Council becomes sole shareholder for ‘staff-led’ social work company

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Social care providers are being forced to deliver care at loss, writes Jane Townson
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Adults, Workforce

‘Lack of funding for national living wage means poorer people will miss out on care’

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Adults, Workforce

CQC to start assessing adult social care’s contribution to equal end-of-life care

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Adults, Workforce

Rise in care homes going out of business

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Adults

Council to regain control of social work from provider following performance issues

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Adults, Workforce

Four ways to make providers accountable for service users’ outcomes

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Linda Robson, joint head of service for the brokerage and professional support team.
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Adults, Workforce

‘We were desperate to have the scope for creative social work – now we do’

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Adults, Workforce

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

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Adults, Workforce

Red tape is diverting residential homes from caring, review reports

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Adults, Workforce

From employee to boss: What it means to quit the public sector for a staff-led company

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Ray James, president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services. Photo: ADASS

Adults

Care Act 2014: Councils struggling with ‘market sustainability’ duty

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Adults, Workforce

‘Core social work’ approach offers better outcomes at reduced cost, says report

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Micro-enterprise the Pulp Friction Smoothie Bar Project provides volunteering opportunities for people with learning disabilities

Adults

Micro-providers offer good value for money but struggle to get referrals from social workers

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Adults, Workforce

‘How outcomes-based commissioning could meet the challenges facing domiciliary care’

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Adults, Workforce

‘15 minute visits are leaving care workers with an intolerable choice’

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