Adults

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Nicole Jacobs, Domestic Abuse Commissioner

Adults, Children

What new domestic abuse legislation means for social workers

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Adults, Social work leaders

How the UK’s four social care systems measure up against each other

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Jigsaw puzzle showing supply demand gap

Adults, Social work leaders

More demand, less supply and less personalisation, finds five-year analysis of adult social care

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Adults

Care staff helping disabled people access sex work services not breaking law, rules court

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Adults, Social work leaders

Woman ’caused significant stress’ by ‘unreasonable and avoidable delay’ in son’s return home

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Stephen Chandler

Adults, Social work leaders

Adult social care referrals have spiked since end of 2020, says incoming ADASS president

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Adults, Social work leaders

Council’s safeguarding failings had ‘serious consequences’ in case of man subject to poor care

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Adults

Lead Practitioner – Boston, Lancashire

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mental health act

Adults

Government appeals ruling overturning new approach to ordinary residence for aftercare

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Adults

Council breached Care Act duty by failing to offer accommodation within man’s budget, finds watchdog

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

‘The injustice exposed by Covid has left me angrier’, says outgoing social care directors’ leader

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Government proposes mandating Covid-19 vaccination for care home workers

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Social care cuts and increased charges causing ‘huge distress’ to disabled people

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Adults, Workforce

Government to spend £1.2m on AMHP training to “urgently address” workforce shortages

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Adults

Ending eligibility: ten tests for establishing a human rights-based approach to adult social care

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Adults, Social work leaders

‘Short-termist’ government approach to adult social care starving sector of investment, says watchdog

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