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Workforce

Duty desks, visits and getting lost: a day in the life of social workers

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Children

Unmanageable caseloads make you feel like you’re failing everybody

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Adults

‘Culture change’ needed to address use of anti-psychotic drugs in dementia care

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Workforce

How are you spending your day? Take our Social Work Watch survey

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Adults

Most European migrant care staff at risk of losing right to remain

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Workforce

‘Outstanding’ children’s services leadership praised by Ofsted

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Children

‘Poor’ threshold application a factor in council’s ‘inadequate’ Ofsted report

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Children

Munby: ‘The system is facing a crisis, and we have no clear strategy’

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Workforce

‘Doing Frontline was great but being labelled a ‘high flyer’ isn’t helpful’

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Children

It’s time for a national cap on child protection caseloads

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Children, Workforce

Commissioner to evaluate if inadequate-rated children’s service should be removed from council

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Children

Judge praises social workers who had videos of themselves put online by father

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Adults

Was action taken over Mental Health Act misuse at Winterbourne View?

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Children

Council could give ownership of children’s services to social workers

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Workforce

Smile, ask questions and prepare for a cake belly: advice for new social work students

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Adults, Children

Councils to get supported housing cash to soften benefit cut impact

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