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Lords approves DoLS replacement bill following significant changes to boost safeguards for those detained

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Standards for adults’ practice supervisors issued to increase role of critical reflection in supervision

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Adults, Children

Mental Health Act review: how would recommendations affect frontline social workers?

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Council’s restrictions on couple’s contact were neither ‘justifiable, proportionate nor necessary’

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Government pledges new Mental Health Act after review urges shift in power from professionals to patients

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CQC to probe restraint and seclusion of people with mental health problems and learning disabilities

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Adults

Grossly unfair and ineffective: why increased funding won’t guarantee improved social care

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Adults

Ombudsman seeing fewer ‘one-off mistakes’ with budget cuts influencing systemic failings in adult social care

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Social work diary: ‘We desperately try to find him a safe placement’

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Adults

Government to extend approved mental capacity professionals’ remit in DoLS replacement scheme

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Adults

Government suffers first defeat on DoLS replacement bill as peers amend deprivation of liberty test

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Adults

Service user’s daughter at ‘breaking point’ after council failed to replace care package, ombudsman finds

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Adults

Councils receiving more adult safeguarding concerns but investigating fewer cases

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Adults, Children

Lyn Romeo: ‘Taking a prevention approach is core to what we do… this is the bread and butter of social work’

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Adults, Children

Government makes significant changes to DoLS replacement scheme in response to severe criticisms

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