Adults

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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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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Councils urged to tackle AMHP salary disparities and stress in national workforce plan

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Adults

One local authority’s vision of becoming a ‘no-go zone’ for financial scammers

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Adults, Social work leaders

21-month assessment delay left parents providing unpaid care that council should have funded

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Adults

Assessment failings and self-neglect challenges: lessons about homelessness from case reviews

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Adults

Social care system should be focused on independent living and record unmet need, says BASW

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Adults, Social work leaders

Skills gaps drive deterioration in mental healthcare for adults with learning disabilities or autism

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Adults

Just one in five councils have appeals processes for adult social care decisions, research finds

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Adults

Autistic woman left without proper support after care plan not reviewed or updated for five years

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Adults, Workforce

New social work roles to be created under community mental health framework

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Adults, Workforce

Adult care staff turnover rises for sixth consecutive year, report finds

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Adults, Social work leaders

Review condemns out-of-area commissioning that left adults with learning disabilities in abusive home

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Adults, Workforce

Social workers need to confront prejudices in order to work effectively with people with hoarding issues, expert says

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Adults, Children

Parents may not consent to detention of incapacitated young people, Supreme Court finds

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