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

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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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Adults, Workforce

Capabilities statement issued to fill social workers’ autism ‘knowledge gap’

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Adults, Children

Multi-agency working: setting up a professional network around a family

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Adults, Social work leaders

Spike in ombudsman decisions against council adult social care practices ‘shows impact of rationing’

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Council and care agency ‘failed to safeguard welfare or dignity’ of man who died in squalid flat

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Adults, Workforce

I’m a social worker but I’m still human: how being a professional doesn’t shield you in times of crisis

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Adults, Social work leaders

Romeo takes year’s leave from chief social worker role to care for mother

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Adults, Workforce

Government seeks provider for fast-track scheme to train mental health social workers

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Adults, Children

Focus on socio-economic rights and avoid stigma to tackle poverty, BASW guide urges social workers

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