Judy Cooper

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Social worker and older person

Adults, Workforce

National recruitment campaign proposed for adults’ social workers

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verbal abuse

Workforce

Social workers face more emotional distress and verbal abuse each day

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Winners of the 2016 Social Worker of the Year Awards at the Houses of Parliament.

Workforce

Entries opening for 2017 Social Worker of the Year Awards

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British money with calculator

Adults

Services face more cuts say directors as funding gap remains

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mind the gap

Workforce

Cutting pay but improving training for agency social workers

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super hero girl

Children, Stand Up For Social Work, Workforce

Social work hero: ‘She understands’

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sight loss

Adults, Workforce

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

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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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Cambridge students

Adults, Children, Workforce

More university graduates finding employment as social workers

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Children, Stand Up For Social Work, Workforce

Social work hero: ‘Before I met her I was ready to give up social work’

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Matthew Harding

Adults, Stand Up For Social Work, Mental Health, Workforce

Social work hero: ‘His contribution is often undervalued but I am always impressed’

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Adults, Children, Mental Health, Workforce

The top 20 social care stories of 2015

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happy child

Adults, Children, Stand Up For Social Work, Workforce

Social work hero: ‘I actually cried when he shut the case’

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Community Care emails will stop over the Christmas break

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Adults, Children, Stand Up For Social Work, Mental Health, Workforce

Animals and social care: send us your pictures

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Adults, Stand Up For Social Work, Mental Health, Workforce

A social worker whose empathy delivers hope: this week’s hero

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