Adults

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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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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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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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