Adults

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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Adults, Children, Workforce

What the Conservatives’ election victory means for social care

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Adults, Children, Workforce

How Conservative and Labour social care election pledges stack up

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Adults, Social work leaders

Why councils risk payouts by failing to meet Care Act duties

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Adults, Social work leaders

Over 75% of adult directors not fully confident about delivering new deprivation of liberty system

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Adults, Social work leaders

How leaders must put values into practice to make safeguarding personal

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Adults, Workforce

‘My tank was empty; I fell into crisis’: how a social work lecturer became a missing person

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Practitioners complete record number of DoLS cases but backlog continues to grow

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Adults

How social workers are supporting disabled people to exercise their right to vote at this election

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Adults, Workforce

Social work diary: ‘The client doesn’t want to see us, is suspicious and tells us, firmly, to go away’

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

How cuts are affecting social care performance: what the data says

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