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Adults, Children

End of London tri-borough arrangements to cost local authorities hundreds of thousands a year

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Council’s ‘confusion and inconsistency’ left severely learning-disabled man in unsuitable housing

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Adults, Mental Health

Survey highlighting mental health discharge planning problems ‘no surprise’, experts say

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Adults

‘Care Act breach’ judicial review over provider fees dismissed

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Adults

Plans for cap on social care costs in 2020 pulled by government

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Adults

‘Structural problems’ blocking take-up of direct payments in residential care, study suggests

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Adults

Social workers: share your experiences of funding panels in adults’ services

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Adults

Safeguarding adults who have mental capacity: key principles

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Social work diary: “My enthusiasm expires when I get to my desk”

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Adults

‘Significant reforms’ needed for care homes to survive, government report warns

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Lincolnshire financial abuse report calls for better adult social care understanding of coercion and control

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Adults

How social workers are supporting people with HIV and cognitive impairment to regain independence

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Adults, Children

How can senior managers lead social work practice more effectively?

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Adults

Consultation launched on knowledge and skills statement for adults’ social work ‘supervisors’

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Adults

Local authority at fault for charging woman for care she did not receive

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Strengths-based questions for social work assessments: quick tips

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