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Peers call for significant changes to DoLS replacement system to secure rights of service users

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Increased role for care homes in DoLS replacement model risks conflicts of interest, warn experts

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New health and social care secretary told to ‘grasp the social care challenge’

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Mental health patient’s murder ‘could have been avoided’, review says

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New health and social care secretary announced

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Adults

‘We need political leadership to deliver an authentic vision for social care’

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Adults

Failure to conduct mental capacity assessment left man at risk of financial abuse, ombudsman says

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Adults

Information about discharged patients ‘rarely or never sufficient’, say one in four providers

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Adults

Working with adults with FASD: what social workers need to know

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Government introduces bill to overhaul deprivation of liberty law in bid to save councils £200m

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New guidelines published for social workers around Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

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‘Deprivation of liberty’ should be defined in law to limit caseloads and family intrusion, say MPs and peers

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Council trialled assistive tech solution without informing family, ombudsman finds

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Councils reducing delayed discharges at faster rate than NHS

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LeDeR team to improve ‘quality and timeliness of reviews’, says NHSE

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Adults

Residents exposed to ‘physical harm’ after management failed to take action, review finds

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