Adults

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The front cover of the Care Act 2014

Adults, Social work leaders

Full spirit of Care Act not being met, says DHSC ahead of return of local authority performance assessment

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Image of student at work

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

New training routes into social work pledged in adult care white paper

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Stephen Chandler

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Rapidly deteriorating situation’ for social care, finds ADASS

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Supreme Court

Adults, Social work leaders

Supreme Court rules on mental capacity and sexual consent

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Houses of Parliament

Adults, Social work leaders

Cap on care costs: MPs back reduction in benefit for less wealthy

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The word 'guidance' in a dictionary

Adults, Social work leaders

Council ‘failed to consider man’s circumstances’ in assessing finances

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Gillian Keegan

Adults, Social work leaders

Cap on care costs ‘will do little for less well off’ following government change

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Image of the word 'bonus' on top of stacked coins

Adults, Social work leaders

ADASS urges £1,000 winter bonus for care staff in England to stem workforce pressures

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Old metal sign with the inscription Vacancies

Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Mandatory vaccination enforced in care homes amid mounting staff gaps and job loss warnings

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The front cover of the Care Act 2014

Adults, Social work leaders

Council’s Care Act and human rights failings left woman malnourished and degraded, says watchdog

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Person signing legal letter

Adults, Workforce, Social work leaders

‘Dear Sajid Javid: please end the inappropriate detention of autistic people and those with learning disabilities’

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Lyn Romeo, chief social worker for adults

Adults, Social work leaders

More social workers will be needed to implement adult social care reforms, says chief social worker

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Rishi Sunak

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Funding boost for councils not enough to address ‘disastrous’ state of social care, warn sector bodies

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Home care worker speaking to older person

Adults, Workforce, Social work leaders

Seven in eight commissioners paying below ‘minimum rate for home care’

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Old metal sign with the inscription Vacancies

Adults, Workforce, Social work leaders

CQC joins call for care staff pay boost to prevent ‘tsunami of unmet need’

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Covid sees end to year-on-year fall in adults receiving long-term care

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