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Coronavirus

Social worker one of two employees at council to die after contracting Covid-19

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Inadequate’ authority must speed up improvements for children in care, warns Ofsted

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Coronavirus

Covid-19: lack of pandemic protocols leaves social work playing catch-up, warns BASW chief

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Children

Frontline master’s pass rate misses DfE target for latest cohort to complete programme

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Adults, Coronavirus

Deprivation of liberty: emergency guidance due to help social workers deal with coronavirus impact

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Children, Coronavirus

‘It has never been more important to come together and support each other’

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Adults, Children

‘Exploitation does not stop at 18’: chief social workers highlight gap in support for young adult victims

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Children, Coronavirus

Covid-19: increased isolation ‘risks worsening level and severity of domestic abuse’

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Social work diary: ‘It’s hard for anyone to know what to do with the situation changing daily’

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Adults, Coronavirus

Coronavirus legislation becomes law, allowing ministers to suspend key Care Act duties

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Children, Coronavirus

DfE issues guidance on managing isolation in children’s homes during coronavirus outbreak

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Children

Over 1,600 social workers have taken part in accreditation as scheme costs hit £24m

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Social work and social care staff on list of workers whose children can go to school during Covid-19 crisis

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Coronavirus

Councils given £1.6bn to deal with impact of coronavirus on social care and vulnerable people

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Coronavirus

Covid-19: how has social work responded to the coronavirus crisis?

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Covid-19: Social Work England starts drive to temporarily register up to 8,000 former practitioners

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