About Rachel Carter

Rachel Carter is Community Care’s adults social care journalist

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Adults, Children

Council’s ‘unacceptable failings’ left struggling family without respite

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Adults

‘Good social work is the answer to some of the big problems we have’

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Jeremy Hunt

Adults

Government changes to care funding guidance ‘unacceptable’

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Adults

CQC warns of fragile sector as care services struggle to maintain ‘good’ ratings

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Adults

‘Locked up’ in learning disability units: ‘I want my son home’

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Mental Health, Workforce

Risks vs rights: how social workers handle one of the toughest jobs in mental health

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Adults

Council overspend on social care doubles as savings targets missed

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Adults

Social workers issued guidance on safeguarding adults from scams

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Adults

‘A lot of us in social care have found our value-base stretched severely’

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Adults

Redesign care worker jobs to boost retention, says report

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Adults

Autism providers sound alarm over care package cuts

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Adults

Last chance to complete our survey on care package reductions

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Adults

NHS fining councils for delayed discharges ‘completely counterproductive’, says LGA

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Margaret Willcox

Adults

ADASS president warns against splitting social work into “factions”

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Adults

ADASS chief vows to raise profile of Approved Mental Health Professionals

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Adults

‘Shop front’ social work service opens to the public

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