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Adults, Children

Can practitioners unintentionally sabotage the desired outcomes of service users?

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Adults, Children

Do we think enough about love for children in care?

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Adults

‘If he doesn’t answer the door within ten seconds – something is wrong’

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Adults, Workforce

NHS to recruit 600 more mental health social workers over next five years

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Adults

Council breached Care Act in case of woman who died of scabies-related complications, review finds

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Adults

Safeguarding study reveals knowledge gaps in applying MCA to cases of alcohol-based harm

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Adults, Workforce

Sharpen your strengths-based practice skills at Community Care Live

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Adults, Workforce

New Mental Health Act must require minimum number of AMHPs, says parliamentary inquiry

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Adults, Workforce

Social work diary: ‘I explain he will sign a form, the handcuffs will be removed, and the officers will leave’

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Adults, Workforce

Adult PSWs should be part of leadership team with additional roles limited, says government

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Adults

Big drop in autism-specific training for staff carrying out Care Act assessments

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Adults, Workforce

How learning disabilities framework for adult social workers fills longstanding guidance gap

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Adults, Social work leaders

Employer deadline for estimating ASYE numbers put back after late confirmation of government funding

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Adults, Social work leaders

How misinterpretation of ‘unwise decisions’ principle illustrates value of legal literacy for social workers

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Adults, Workforce

Social work diary: ‘I’m not prepared to cut corners or leave clients at a disadvantage’

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Adults, Social work leaders

I’ve been in social care long enough to remember ‘investment decisions’ – here’s how it changed

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