Adults

Adults, Workforce

Social worker’s HCPC application removed after she ‘deliberately concealed’ regulatory history

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Adults

Government gets DoLS replacement bill through Commons but now must secure peers’ agreement

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Dates announced for Community Care Live 2019

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Adults

Social work diary: ‘It’s a challenging day as the service user is very agitated at times’

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Adults

Over 100 care bodies urge ministers to halt deprivation of liberty bill because of ‘threat to human rights’

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Adults

Adults’ social workers: take our survey on care package cuts

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social work leaders back plans to increase number of NHS social prescribers despite frontline concern

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Adults, Mental Health

‘Sometimes you have to do a bit of paperwork to give someone freedom’

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Proposed immigration system could present challenges in maintaining adequate social care workforce

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Adults

More people face paying for residential care as charging thresholds frozen for ninth year

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Adults, Social work leaders

Strengths-based assessments can improve outcomes but flaws must not be ignored

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Government deprivation of liberty ‘definition’ added to DoLS replacement bill but criticised as contrary to case law

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Adults

Registered social worker named chief inspector of adult social care

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Adults

Woman left with unexpected £2,000 bill after council gave insufficient information on care costs

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Government launches consultation to revise Mental Capacity Act code of practice

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Postgraduate social work enrolments rise as undergraduate numbers fall and fast-track expansion continues

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