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Adults, Coronavirus

Two councils return to Care Act compliance leaving five authorities suspending duties

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Children

DfE to expand trials placing social workers in schools

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Adults

Online safeguarding: the risks of hard and fast rules that restrict disabled people’s digital use

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Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Government asks employers to report Covid-19 deaths among social care staff

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Adults, Coronavirus

‘You made the right decision to detain me’ – a Mental Health Act assessment under Covid-19

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Adults, Children, Coronavirus

Why access to independent advocacy is more important than ever during the pandemic

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Children

Inadequate special guardianship assessment condemned girl to ‘Dickensian’ cruelty, review finds

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Adults, Coronavirus

Reported deaths among home care users running at almost three times average levels

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Temporary social work register needed ‘for the long haul’, says regulator’s chief

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Children

Return to council control not ruled out as children’s services trust model faces review

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Coronavirus, Workforce

‘This week we’re clapping for leaving care personal advisers’

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Children, Coronavirus

Social workers need ‘strong government message’ to encourage children back to school – ADCS head

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Weekly care home deaths start to fall but remain well above normal levels

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Coronavirus, Workforce

10 social workers have died from Covid-19, official figures show

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Covid-19 deaths among social care staff far outstripping those in healthcare

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Children

‘Social care’s uncertain response to childhood aggression at home must change to better support families’

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