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Frontline staff can be key to making sure technology delivers radically different social care, writes Carys Roberts
Research findings on eligibility raises important questions for how local authorities transition to the new Act
Let’s not ignore existing rights and make sure current laws work as they were intended, argues Toby Williamson
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Problematic alcohol use among women is often associated with domestic or sexual abuse or self-harm and requires a tailored and sensitive response from practitioners, says Dr Patsy Staddon
Blair McPherson illustrates how the view is different depending on if you are a team manager, deputy or social worker
Comment: The election result signals profound changes to public services. Social work needs to be prepared to respond.
How can we expect to improve services when we don't really know much about what day-to-day life is like for people using them?
With the Conservative party looking likely to win a majority, social workers and people involved in social care have shared their views on the general election results
There’s a real ‘sea change’ in the air as services crumble under ongoing austerity measures and increasing caseloads, writes mental health social worker Ash Holderness
As the chief executive of a leading chain says it lets staff give free coffees away, local authorities should put similar trust in social workers, says Blair Mcpherson
Older carers are growing in number but fewer are receiving support, but the Care Act provides an opportunity to tackle this, says Helena Herklots
The impact of benefit cuts is right in front of us but my colleagues don't seem interested in politics or the looming election