Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

Luke Stevenson is Community Care’s children’s social care journalist

Author Archive | Luke Stevenson

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Children

Inside the drug rehab ‘giving children back their mothers’

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Adults

Queen’s Speech: Government promises social care consultation

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Children, Workforce

Children’s principal social worker role ‘has failed spectacularly’

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money

Adults

Council to pay out thousands over care home top-up fee row

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Children

Children’s services staff ‘fearful of exposing poor practice’ at inadequate-rated council

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Children, Workforce

Social workers praised for ‘working around’ inadequate IT system to deliver high-quality support

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Children

Social work investment helps council shed ‘inadequate’ rating

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money

Workforce

Safeguarding director suspended after authorising payment to ex-partner

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Workforce

Social worker struck off after lie caused children to be removed into care

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Workforce

Video: The ups and downs of being a social worker

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Children

Serious case review criticises ‘incident-focused’ social work response to domestic abuse

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money

Children

Foster carers facing ‘poverty’ over inadequate Staying Put funding

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election

Workforce

Election 2017: What would the main parties do for social work?

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Workforce

Social worker whose failings created extra work for colleagues struck off

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Workforce

Councils to submit proposals for social work apprenticeship scheme

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Workforce

Union intervenes to try and save social work degrees

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