Adults

Adults, Children, Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2019 open for entries

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Lack of registered social workers on Social Work England board criticised

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Adults

If unmet need is so rife why are there so few complaints about it?

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Adults

Identifying and assessing dementia in adults with learning disabilities

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social workers: take our survey on the effectiveness of your employer’s computer systems

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Adults

Council’s decision to stop majority of DoLS assessments left 3,000 without legal protection, ombudsman finds

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Adults

Deprivation of liberty definition removed from DoLS replacement bill

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Adults

Forced marriage of adults with learning disabilities

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Sharon Allen: ‘Cuts have had a massive impact across social work – supervision and learning are often the casualties’

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James Rook, Ashley John-Baptiste, Zoe Williamson and Peter Hay at the Social Worker of the Year Awards

Adults, Workforce

‘You have to put your all into social work and make yourself available to people in crisis’

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Adults, Workforce

Care homes ‘ill equipped’ to carry out new responsibilities under DoLS replacement system, warn providers

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Image of Phillip Nicholson, a young man with learning disabilities who was murdered in 2014

Adults

Professionals had ‘knowledge and opportunity’ to prevent death of young man with learning disabilities

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Adults

Scheme to help learning disabled people move out of hospitals ‘floundering’, warn NHS leaders

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Adults

Adults’ principal social workers ask to join ADASS membership

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Adults, Workforce

Councils boost adult social worker employment by 7%, driving fall in vacancy rate

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Adults

Government deprivation of liberty definition in DoLS replacement bill rejected by Lords in favour of ‘clearer’ version

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