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Mental capacity: the principle of ‘all practicable steps’

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DoLS reform to take account of planned Mental Health Act changes

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Fitting contraceptive patch in best interests of woman with severe learning disabilities, court rules

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Adults

First adult social care budget rise since 2010 spent on higher costs

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Adults, Mental Health

Lack of legal literacy a factor in death of man who refused medical treatment

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Adults

Learning disabled fathers feel ‘let down’ by adults’ services, research finds

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Adults

Social work leaders’ lack of diversity out of step with workforce

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Provider fined after woman suffered serious burn at care home

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Adults, Children

Honest, inspiring and challenging – Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me

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Adults

‘We have achieved the unachievable for Connor’

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Working with LGBT older people: key practice points

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NHS trusts have fined councils up to £280,000 for delayed discharges

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Adults

Councils’ use of prepayment cards risks contravening Care Act, study claims

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Councils join named social worker pilot scheme

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Adults

Social workers asked to take part in major adults’ services survey

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First detailed skills statement for social work with older people launched

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