Government proposals to speed up the adoption process do not go far enough and miss important opportunities, a House of Lords committee has found
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The government talks about mental health reform but has taken little action to address inequalities in a system where ethinc minorities are over-represented and under supported, writes Kamaldeep Bhui
Community Care Inform and the British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) examine the arguments for placing children according to their cultural backgrounds. By Savita De Sousa, Roana Roach and Jacqui Lawrence
Agencies, including social services, are "systematically failing" to address the mental health needs of black and minority ethnic (BME) children and young people, according to a report by The Afiya Trust.
A warning against drawing conclusions about the ethnicity of people who sexually exploit children has been sounded by the chief executive of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection centre (Ceop).
The number of looked-after children left in limbo as their adoption plans fall through has been revealed for the first time by the Department for Education.
People from ethnic minorities remain disproportionately represented on mental health wards with no signs of this reducing, the Care Quality Commission revealed today. CQC chair Jo Williams (pictured) responded by calling for more collaboration between health and social care agencies.
Black students are struggling to pass the social work degree because universities do not have proper systems of support for their needs, a senior academic has said.
Service providers have been advised to adapt older people's services to meet the needs of an increasingly ethnically diverse population after a study suggested attitudes to care are rapidly changing.
There are many barriers preventing people from ethnic minorities enjoying the benefits of personalisation, writes Patrick Vernon
The outcomes of social work depend on engagement with all sections of an increasingly diverse society. Daniel Lombard asks how professionals should go about doing this
Many children on the autism spectrum from ethnic minorities are not being diagnosed properly, and their families often struggle to gain support. Dr Mitzi Waltz explains why
Jill Manthorpe reviews research on the ageing of the black and ethnic minority population in the UK
Campaigners have branded the continuing over-representation of ethnic minorities in inpatient mental health services as "disappointing" and "unacceptable",...
The proportion of people from ethnic minorities receiving in-patient mental health services is still showing no signs of reduction, a Care Quality Commission survey revealed today.
Adoption placements should not be "unduly delayed" by trying to find an exact ethnic match for a child in care, the chief executive of Barnardo's Martin Narey said today.
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