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Adults

Social care sector is letting down older people with HIV, finds report

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Adults

Do not suggest ‘do not resuscitate’ when someone is most vulnerable

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Adults

How an iPad enhanced my social work practice

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Lucy Watts and her mother

Adults, Workforce

‘When my carer fell ill, why did I have to fight for a care package that met my needs?’

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Adults

How three conversations have changed the way we do social work

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Adults

Government rejects service user plea for investigation into ‘Care Act breaches’

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Sally Percival's son Alex (pictured) has a real passion for the second world war. A personal budget has enabled him to take part in historial re-enactments.

Adults

Personal budgets changed my family’s life – but we had to fight hard to get them

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People with learning disabilities are biggest users of Shared Lives schemes. Posed by models. Photo: John Birdsall/REX/Shutterstock

Adults, Mental Health

NHS to bankroll development of Shared Lives support for adults in England

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Adults

Social care cases to be audited after user-group claims council breached Care Act

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Adults

CQC finds staff at deaf college ridiculed young people for their disabilities

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Adults, Workforce

Seven priorities for improving the lives of people with autism

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Adults

Gaps between social care and housing cause unacceptable home adaptation waits for disabled people

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Stephen Bubb called for a 'prevention revolution' in his final report on the Winterbourne View scandal last week (Credit: Richard Gardner/Rex)

Adults, Mental Health

Winterbourne View report ignores the elephant in the room: funding

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Adults

‘We face huge cuts but protecting this support for vulnerable adults is a no-brainer’

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Adults

‘Adaptations already cut social care costs – here’s how to increase their impact’

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Families crafted  'gingerbread' figures to represent 337 people with learning disabilities whose deaths were not investigated by Southern Health

Adults

‘A learning disability scandal is being swept under the carpet’

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