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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Post-Brexit migration plans ‘would spell disaster’ for social care, warn sector heads

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Adults

Human rights watchdog issues legal challenge to Hancock on failed learning disability target

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Adults, Children

Two in five practitioners now logged on to Social Work England accounts for posting CPD

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Government confirms extra social care cash but council leaders bemoan failure to fund wage rise

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

AMHP workforce shrank by 4% last year, finds survey

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Adults

Social work cartoon: a needs-led budget

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Adults, Workforce

Post-Brexit migration plans would deepen social care pressures, say government advisers

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Adults

How can we advocate for the sexual needs and identities of people with a learning disability?

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Adults

‘Financially motivated’ council breached Care Act by cutting autistic man’s personal budget

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Adults, Social work leaders

Care Act analysis: what must be considered when setting personal budgets

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Adults

Council breached Care Act by setting arbitrary upper limit for woman’s live-in care

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Adults, Social work leaders

NHS to map mental health social work provision to shape investment

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Adults

Council breached Care Act by cutting man’s personal budget without support plan or involving him

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Adults

Council wrongly reduced disabled man’s personal budget by arbitrarily capping respite payments

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Adults, Workforce

Unfunded rise in minimum wage would further destabalise care market, warns ADASS

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Adults

Care Act safeguarding caseloads reach record levels following sharp rise in reported concerns

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