Personalisation

Adults, Workforce

Council criticised for poor care assessment delivered by third party provider

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Resident and staff member in care home

Adults, Workforce

‘Are social workers still the good guys?’

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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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Adults

Council sanctioned for denying care payments without balancing risk and choice

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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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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, Workforce

How local area coordination may solve the financial malaise engulfing adult social care

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Adults

Panels to approve support plans should be exception not norm, says guidance on Care Act

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Adults

Court rules closure of Independent Living Fund was legal

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Adults, Workforce

‘Community-led social work delivers creativity and person-centred working – and cuts costs’

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Adults

Councils still controlling most personal budget arrangements, survey shows

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Adults, Workforce

Details of integrated health and social care personal budgets scheme revealed

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Adults

Council rapped over ‘unacceptable’ delays in allocating social worker and personal budget

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burnt out social worker

Adults, Workforce

Social work practice staff experience lower levels of burnout than other practitioners, study finds

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Mark Harper, the minister for disabled people

Adults

No roll-out for scheme to provide disabled people with pooled personal budgets

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