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Children, Social work leaders

Council agrees £7,500 payout to care leaver, after watchdog finds it exposed her to significant harm

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Children

Supporting parents abused by younger children

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Children, Social work leaders

Council to examine whether it has short-changed local kinship carers after ombudsman finds failings

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Craig Nkomo and Jo Denny
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Adults, Social work leaders

Disabled man left in unsuitable accommodation for 27 months, finds ombudsman

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Adults, Social work leaders

Bringing evidence to the front line of adult social care

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Children, Social work leaders

Government unveils reforms to share responsibility for asylum-seeking children but rejects mandatory scheme

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Social workers going into care homes must be vaccinated against Covid, government decides

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

End ‘staggering misuse’ of children’s social workers to allow more direct work, says care review

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Community Care Live is back – and in person

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Care demand rising with more expected, as service capacity lags below pre-Covid levels, says ADASS

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Adults

What is happening to people in inpatient care, 10 years on from Winterbourne View?

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Rob Mitchell, principal social worker at Bradford council

Social work leaders, Workforce

PSW who has championed human rights-based social work recognised in Queen’s birthday honours

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John McGowan, general secretary, Social Workers Union

Coronavirus, Workforce

‘We had members dying, we had members in crisis’ – union leader on how Covid-19 hit social work

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Josh MacAlister, chief executive of Frontline

Children, Social work leaders

Cut profits and fees, care review lead implores children’s home providers

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Adults

10 years on from Winterbourne View: lessons for social workers

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Children

Social workers to help schools tackle sexual abuse after Ofsted finds normalisation of harassment of girls

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