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Adults

Almost quarter of large provider care homes are inadequate or require improvement

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Olympus Care Services provides adult social care services

Adults, Workforce

Council takes adult social care services back in house after viability concerns

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Adults

First adult social care budget rise since 2010 spent on higher costs

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Children, Mental Health

Children’s mental health support suffers from fragmentation, says CQC

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Adults, Mental Health

Lack of legal literacy a factor in death of man who refused medical treatment

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Children

Personal advisers may need to monitor vulnerable care leavers who decline new support right

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Workforce

Number of social workers who prefer locum work on the increase

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Workforce

Social workers value reduction in stress more than pay rise

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Adults

Council plans to charge self-funding adults for care assessment

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Workforce

Social worker suspended following domestic dispute is struck off

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Workforce

Enrolments in social work degrees fall again

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Children

Council ‘overused’ written agreements in child protection cases

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Children

The ex-social worker leading Labour’s fight for children’s services

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Workforce

High Court dismisses social worker’s bid to overturn HCPC suspension

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Children

Judge rejects late bid by family members to stop boy’s adoption

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Workforce

BASW and ADCS welcome government U-turn on social work regulation

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