Older people

Neighbourhood Elders Team

Adults

Charities can be a lifeline for older people as statutory services suffer

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Adults

Working with LGBT older people: key practice points

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Adults

First detailed skills statement for social work with older people launched

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Adults

Diary: ‘There are significant hoarding issues and a risk of things stalling’

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Adults

Diary: ‘I make the calls before anyone can change their mind!’

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Adults

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

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Adults

Statement to set out skills expected for social work with older people

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Adults

Council criticised after assessment failings left service user overcharged for care

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Adults

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

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Adults, Mental Health

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

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Adults

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

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Budget cut

Adults, Mental Health, Children, Workforce

Council approves plan to shed more than 50 social care posts

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Adults, Workforce

Red tape is diverting residential homes from caring, review reports

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Older people with autism can depend on social care, so appropriate training is vital

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Adults

Social workers must be vigilant in how they wield their power

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Adults, Stand Up For Social Work, Workforce

Social work hero: ‘I hope when I’m older I have a social worker like those in this team’

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