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Children, Workforce

‘While I had been working to improve relationships in one family, I felt like I was sacrificing my own’

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Children

One-page profiles: what they are and how to use them

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Children, Workforce

Ofsted criticises council where some social workers hadn’t had supervision for ‘months’

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Adults

NHS commissioners face court action over cost-capping continuing healthcare policies

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Children, Workforce

Social workers have good morale despite high caseloads in ‘good’ council, Ofsted finds

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Workforce

How my battle over universal credit could stop me becoming a social worker

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Adults

Families charged ‘over the odds’ for relatives’ social care fees

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Children, Workforce

Inspectors warn of risk to stability of service employing ‘63% agency social workers and managers’

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Adults

What the revised continuing healthcare framework means for practice

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Children, Workforce

Film about a social worker supporting deaf child to air on BBC

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Children

‘I felt like an alien, an outsider’: a parent’s experience of care proceedings

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Adults

Hunt hints at ‘Ofsted-style ratings’ for adult social care services

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Adults

Funding gap for care home charges filled by service users, says report

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Adults

Social workers voice concerns over the influence of funding panels in adults’ services

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Adults

Social workers on funding panels: ‘Professional autonomy and decision-making are no longer our remit’

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Children

New chair of social work regulator announced

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