Disability

sight loss

Adults, Workforce

The simplest actions that make a huge difference to someone with sight loss

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Adults

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

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personal assistant

Adults, Workforce

Reducing the confusion around employing a personal assistant

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Adults, Workforce

‘The state of social work knowledge on autism must improve – the law requires it’

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Adults, Workforce

‘We used to be done to by social workers. Now we are working alongside them’

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Social worker and person with learning disabilities

Adults

Why the number of learning disabled people in hospital care remains stubbornly high

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Adults

‘Slow start’ to implementation of Care Act duty to support prisoners with care needs

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Adults

Less residential care and more personal assistants – how councils have saved money in learning disability services

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child in hospital

Children, Adults

Child placed with unsuitable adopter taken back into care after poor social work assessment

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disability; personal assistants

Adults, Workforce

‘Personal assistants are a key support structure for those with a disability trying to get into work’

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Children, Adults, Workforce

Protecting disabled children: What the latest research tells us

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Adults, Workforce

‘If we don’t protect ILF funds we risk casting thousands back into institutional care’

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Adults

‘It takes 15 minutes to watch but should lead to a lifetime of changed social care practice’

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support

Adults, Workforce

‘We recognised personal assistants were at risk of exclusion and wanted to support them’

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Adults, Workforce

Councils failing to provide adequate support for personal assistants, investigation finds

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Adults

Fears of postcode lottery as Independent Living Fund closes today

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