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Adults, Social work leaders

How the UK’s four social care systems measure up against each other

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Children, Social work leaders

Directors give partial backing to proposed asylum reforms for unaccompanied children

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Social work leaders, Workforce

White children’s leaders ‘must play bigger role’ in tackling racial inequalities in management

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Sharon Davidson
Jigsaw puzzle showing supply demand gap

Adults, Social work leaders

More demand, less supply and less personalisation, finds five-year analysis of adult social care

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Children, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Children’s social work case complexity has increased due to Covid, councils tell DfE

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Adults

Care staff helping disabled people access sex work services not breaking law, rules court

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Workforce

Profession split over whether assaults on social workers should carry additional penalties

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improvement

Children, Social work leaders

Council vows to ‘leave no stone unturned’ in identifying social care failings following damning judgment

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Adults, Social work leaders

Woman ’caused significant stress’ by ‘unreasonable and avoidable delay’ in son’s return home

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Stephen Chandler

Adults, Social work leaders

Adult social care referrals have spiked since end of 2020, says incoming ADASS president

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investigations

Adults, Social work leaders

Council’s safeguarding failings had ‘serious consequences’ in case of man subject to poor care

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Charlotte Ramsden

Children, Social work leaders

New ADCS president: this is the year to ‘reset the ambition for children’

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Adults

Government appeals ruling overturning new approach to ordinary residence for aftercare

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Workforce

The case for promoting free speech, debate and enquiry in the social work classroom

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Children

Council goes on improvement plan after High Court lambasts ‘utter failures’ in false abuse allegations case

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Social work leaders

How social work employers can help new staff settle into their roles while working remotely

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