Adults

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Adults, Children

Petrified by court? Then arm yourself with the skills you need

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Adults

Care worker pay: a quick guide to the sleep-in shifts row

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Adults

Services ‘too often’ failing to apply Mental Capacity Act properly

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Adults, Mental Health

Social workers alert Hunt to dangers of mental health bed shortage

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Court decisions

Adults

Disabled man appeals High Court decision over care package cut

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Adults, Children

Council’s ‘unacceptable failings’ left struggling family without respite

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Adults

‘There’s no greater feeling than seeing people’s lives enhanced’

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The Adults' PSW Network supports initiatives like last year's Mental Capacity Act action day, where it encouraged social workers to create 'walls of unwise decisions'. 

(Pictured here at Calderdale council.)

Adults

‘Good social work is the answer to some of the big problems we have’

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Adults

A watershed moment for the Care Act?

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Adults, Mental Health

‘When it all goes right': how a kick ass AMHP helped me in a crisis

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Adults

What does the Care Act’s wellbeing principle mean in practice?

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Adults

Government changes to care funding guidance ‘unacceptable’

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Adults

CQC warns of fragile sector as care services struggle to maintain ‘good’ ratings

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Adults

Adults with autism facing longer waits for assessments

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Adults

‘Locked up’ in learning disability units: ‘I want my son home’

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Adults

I didn’t join social work to manoeuvre people through revolving doors

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