Adults

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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assessment

Adults

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

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support

Adults, Workforce

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

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students

Adults, Social work leaders

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

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Mental Capacity Act

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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budget cuts

Adults

Worsening social care funding position wreaking increased human cost, warn directors

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Dorset

Adults, Children

The challenges of tackling county lines in a rural area

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Adults, Children, Workforce

‘I have mixed emotions about re-entering the profession… I’m braced for a few sleepless nights’

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Adults

Strengths-based practice: the overlaps between improving social work and managing resources

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Health and Care Professions Council

Adults

Social worker who copied and pasted reports which put other professionals ‘at risk’ struck off

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Adults

Ombudsman lambasts council for using ‘flawed assessment’ to cut disabled woman’s care by 60%

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Expected implementation date for DoLS replacement model announced by care minister

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Image of social worker Tayyebah Jiva, who has been awarded an MBE

Adults, Children, Workforce

Social worker involved with Penny Appeal awarded MBE in birthday honours list

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