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‘Unacceptable’ do not resuscitate orders made in first Covid wave and some may still be in place, says CQC

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Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders

Ofsted head praises quality of direct work under Covid but warns of pressures to come as referrals rise

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'I'm the type of person who likes to stretch myself - South Gloucestershire was the place to go'

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Inform Adults, Inform Children

How to recognise and manage secondary trauma during the pandemic

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Adults, Children, Workforce

‘Our profession must be much more inclusive to disabled people’: a letter to the chief social workers

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Social worker made ‘unwarranted personal attack’ on woman in safeguarding report, finds ombudsman

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Less than 1,500 social workers left at risk of removal following last-minute registration surge before deadline

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Children, Workforce

Council proposes to increase social worker caseloads to help address financial crisis

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‘I find myself at the ‘care-cliff’: is the system failing care leavers by abruptly ending support at 25?

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Revamped health check launched to assess employers’ support for social workers

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Regulator rejects call to extend renewal deadline with quarter of social workers at risk of removal

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Children's Commissioner for England Anne Longfield


Children’s commissioner moots national care system to deliver same standard of support to all

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Rishi Sunak

Adults, Children, Coronavirus, Workforce

Extra £1bn for social care but pay freeze looms for social workers in Rishi Sunak’s spending review

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Children, Coronavirus

DfE ‘unlawful’ in consulting too narrowly on changes to children in care legislation

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Councils face £500m adult social care overspend in 2020-21 as Covid fuels mounting need

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Farai Saunyama
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Coronavirus, Workforce

Working through Covid: how is it affecting your wellbeing?

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