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Rachel Carter is Community Care's adults social care journalist

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Workforce

Social workers’ role in mental health ‘misunderstood’, survey finds

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Adults

Pressures on prisons mean importance of social care gets lost

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Adults

Five reasons adults’ social workers should attend Community Care Live

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Adults

Budget 2017: Social care gets £2bn funding boost

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Adults

The care package changes testing the limits of the Care Act

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Adults

Care planning failings left parents without support for disabled son

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Adults

Disabled man loses ‘Care Act breach’ case in High Court

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Adults

Care package costs review risks increase in care home placements

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Adults

Guidance issued on DoLS and intensive care after landmark ruling

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Adults

‘Alarming’ rise in level of unmet care and support needs

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Adults

Councils ‘misusing funding panels for decisions on care packages’

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Adults

Council cuts care packages to close ‘unequal’ funding gap

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Adults

Health and social care integration plan ‘yet to improve outcomes’

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Adults

Directors call for ’emergency’ social care funding

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Adults

Court makes landmark ruling on deprivation of liberty and medical care

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Adults

Meet the social workers at the sharp end of an under-pressure NHS

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