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Rishi Sunak

Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

What the 2024 general election means for social care

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Compass dial pointing to word 'performance'

Adults, Social work leaders

Good ratings for first three council adult services assessed by CQC

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Adults, Children, Inform Adults, Inform Children

Working with Gypsy and Traveller communities: tips for positive practice

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The front cover of the Care Act 2014

Adults, Social work leaders

Ten years of the Care Act 2014: ‘the right legislation, undermined by a lack of funding’

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Care minister Helen Whately

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Revised MCA code of practice ‘still under discussion’ two years after consultation on changes

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Care worker or nurse looking stressed

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

DHSC launches £16m fund to tackle exploitation of overseas care staff

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Adults, Children

How effective are case reviews in improving safeguarding practice?

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Adults, Social work leaders

DHSC to publish every council’s waiting times for adult social care assessments and services

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Melanie Williams

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Reform Mental Health Act and implement LPS: new ADASS head’s message to next government

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David Pearson

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Increasing qualification levels, linked to pay, under consideration in adult social care workforce strategy

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Denise Monks

Adults, Children

‘Things have gone backwards for parents with learning disabilities’, says BASW officer

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Cubes spelling out the word 'benefits' with a final cube having 'Yes' on one face and 'No' on the other

Adults, Social work leaders

Government proposes disability benefits overhaul in face of ‘spiralling’ caseload and costs

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Man holding up a sign which reads 'salary increase'

Adults, Social work leaders

Government readvertises chief social worker post at higher salary

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Shadow minister for social care Andrew Gwynne at the 2024 ADASS Spring Seminar

Adults, Social work leaders

Labour still committed to cap on care costs, shadow minister tells sector leaders

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A group picture of contributors to Free Loaves on Fridays, an anthology of writings by people who are, or were, in care

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Free Loaves on Fridays: 100 care experienced children and adults tell their story

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Adults, Social work leaders

Making a reality of asset-based practice in social care

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