Mental Health

Think Ahead students gather at the summer institute to hear speeches from key figures in the profession.
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Mental Health

‘Overwhelming but exciting’: inside social work’s latest graduate scheme

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High Court

Children, Mental Health

Guide to the law on deprivation of liberty of children

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Court decisions

Adults, Mental Health

‘Demands of deprivation of liberty cases mean delays are inevitable’

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The Supreme Court of the UK

Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Guidance on applying the law on deprivation of liberty

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Resources to resolve your mental capacity and DoLS practice issues

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Mental Health

Chief executive of under fire Southern Health keeps job

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Adults, Mental Health

How to manage deprivations of liberty outside of the DoLS framework

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Adults, Mental Health

Ruling on privately-funded care adds to deprivation of liberty caseloads

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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt (Credit: Ben Cawthra/Rex Features)

Adults, Mental Health

Government to face legal challenge over deprivation of liberty safeguards funding

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults, Mental Health

‘How proposals to reform deprivation of liberty have been pared back to cut costs’

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Frustrated by media portrayals of social work, I invited a journalist to see what we do…

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A best interests assessment form

Adults, Mental Health

Best interests assessor role could be axed to cut costs of deprivation of liberty system

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A poster from the crisis care concordat national summit

Adults, Mental Health

How one area’s mental health teams are tackling the ‘scandal’ of out-of-area care

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Mental Health

More mental health patients sent hundreds of miles for care due to local bed shortages

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The Care Quality Commission's exhibition stand at Community Care Live Birmingham 2015. Photo: Gary Brigden

Adults, Children, Workforce, Mental Health

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

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Connor Sparrowhawk, 18, died while a patient at a Southern Health learning disability unit in 2013. His family have called for the trust's chief executive and board to resign.

Adults, Mental Health

Southern Health leadership under fire after CQC finds ‘serious’ patient safety concerns

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