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Social care needs accurate census

The forthcoming census is a great opportunity for users of
social care services.

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Feeling wanted

Recent research on what support care leavers want or expect from
social services departments challenges some of the perceptions
social workers have about young people, writes Stewart

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Voices for Change

By Naomi Winifreth, Judith Edwards, Jamie Matson, Kate
Jones.

Mind in Tower Hamlets Advocacy Project
St Clements Hospital
2a Bow Road
London E3 4LL

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Breaking the last taboo

Palliative care social work is a mainstay of the hospice
movement, but it is facing many challenges as the demand for it
grows and funding resources shrink. Carol Lewis reports.

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Equality time

The new Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 will give local
authorities a clear duty to implement racial equality and end
discrimination.

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A summary of social care stories from the main newspapers

By Clare Jerrom and Reg McKay.

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Cumbria’s children services under scrutiny

Cumbria Council's child and family support service is not paying
enough attention to low-level children in need cases, according to
a report by the Social Services Inspectorate published

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A summary of social care stories from the main newspapers

By Clare Jerrom and Reg McKay.

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A summary of social care stories

By Clare Jerrom and Reg McKay.

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A summary of social care news

By Clare Jerrom and Reg McKay

Unmarried fathers will be offered full parental
rights

A clause in the adoption and children bill, which received its
second reading in Parliament yesterday,

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Leicestershire begins to dispel `insular` culture

Leicestershire social services has won praise from a joint
review for starting to dispel its previous "insular" culture, and
introducing a new emphasis on partnership working.

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Has renewal taken off?

Building new houses is easy to achieve but regeneration's
contribution to ending social exclusion is less clear cut. Peter
Fletcher reports on the findings of a national study.

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Leicestershire wins praise for partnership working

Leicestershire social services have won praise from a joint
review for starting to dispel the previous "insular" culture and
introducing a new emphasis on partnership working.

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Suicide prevention strategy needed

Mental health charity Mental health Aftercare Association (Maca)
has called for immediate action to improve care plan provision for
people with mental illness to prevent more suicides.

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Thumbs down for Best Value plan

Slough Council's Best Value improvement plan is unlikely to
boost supported housing for older people, said the Audit Commission
last week.

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Anti-drugs strategy needs guidance on black youth

The government's anti-drugs strategy should do more to tackle
the problem of drug abuse among black youngsters, a conference was
told last week.

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