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Children

Under pressure: How the rise in care applications is squeezing the system

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Annie Hudson

Children, Workforce

‘This isn’t about tinkering with the problems in a piecemeal way’

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Workforce

Cheaper to recruit social workers from Australia than pay agency fees, says council

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child drawing of domestic violence

Children

Failure to challenge independent social worker report key error in case where dad beat daughter to death

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Care Act

Adults

Government sets out Care Act funding allocations for 2016-17

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Children

Court rejects claim that social worker was ‘irrational’ not to deem family as destitute

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Adults, Workforce

CQC to start assessing adult social care’s contribution to equal end-of-life care

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Adults, Children, Workforce, Mental Health

Record numbers of social workers set to attend Community Care Live Birmingham

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Children

David Cameron drops opposition to taking in unaccompanied child refugees from Europe

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Children

Naivety led to inaction in case where known sex offender abused stepchild

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inspection

Children, Workforce

Ofsted: Council’s progress at risk from reliance on agency social workers

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Children, Workforce

Social worker struck off after disclosing case details

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Children, Workforce

Council to step up clampdown on agency social worker pay

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Adults, Children, Workforce

ADCS president aims to improve public image of care and end ‘formulaic’ social work

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Children

Supreme Court blocks transfer of care proceedings case to Hungary

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Adults, Mental Health

NHS to bankroll development of Shared Lives support for adults in England

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