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Workforce

HCPC plans to add five new standards of proficiency for social workers

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money

Adults, Workforce

Council tax hike to boost adult social care budgets by £382m but funding gap remains

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Workforce

A fast-track future? What condensed social work training may mean for traditional courses

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Children

Government reports significant rise in child protection cases during 2014/15

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sad school child

Children

Push for academy schools raises ‘grave concerns’ about impact on safeguarding

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Adults, Workforce

Councils still moving too slowly on home care travel time payments, says Unison

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Children, Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Lack of reflective supervision hindered action in baby death case

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Adults

Gaps between social care and housing cause unacceptable home adaptation waits for disabled people

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Children, Workforce

Ofsted praise for Gateshead social workers’ good relations with children

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Adults, Mental Health

Review of adult neglect case calls for guidance on handling obstructive families

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Children, Workforce

Re-inspecting inadequate authorities too soon disrupts improvements, children’s services chiefs warn

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Children, Mental Health

Serious case review flags ‘toxic trio’ of risks to baby who suffered injuries

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Adults, Mental Health

Safeguarding bosses warned man died after ‘agency blindness’ left him without help

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Children, Workforce, Mental Health

Family drug court delivers major savings by keeping families together, finds report

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Children's minister

Workforce

Interest in fast-track social work training far outstrips places available

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Budget cut

Adults, Mental Health, Children, Workforce

Council approves plan to shed more than 50 social care posts

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