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Adults, Social work leaders

Rise in safeguarding enquiries involving domestic abuse and self-neglect during pandemic

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Children

Court overturns ruling limiting puberty blockers for children with gender identity issues

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Adults, Workforce

‘To retain care home staff, we need to make sure they have access to better support’

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Adults, Social work leaders

Quick guide to the cap on care costs

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Children, Social work leaders

Trial suggests children’s social workers benefit from regular reflective discussion groups

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Children, Social work leaders

Government appoints commissioner to work with ‘inadequate’ council due to lack of progress

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Children, Workforce

Councils should lose responsibility for children in care to national service, says fostering charity

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Children, Social work leaders

Investment and practice overhaul needed to tackle harm to babies by male carers, say government advisers

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Social work leaders, Workforce

CPD requirement on social workers will double next year, Social Work England confirms

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Adults, Social work leaders

Government reforms ‘will not provide extra care or improve quality of life’, directors warn

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Children, Social work leaders

Council resumes taking in unaccompanied asylum-seeking children after talks with Home Office

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Children, Social work leaders

Court can still agree children’s deprivation of liberty in placements banned by new law, says ruling

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Children, Social work leaders

Inadequate-rated council finds £1.1m from reserves to tackle children’s social worker shortage

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Children, Social work leaders

NHS trust ordered to pay social worker £20,000 over whistleblowing on gender identity service

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Workforce

Regulator introduces higher standards for social work education providers

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London Borough of Bexley Team managers Jamie Nabieu (left) and Joe Hellawell, and senior practitioner Hannah Porter
The front cover of the Care Act 2014

Adults, Social work leaders

Council failed to meet man’s eligible needs after savings fell below threshold, ombudsman finds

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