Disability

    News, opinion and analysis about social work with people with disabilities

    Adults

    Social care sector is letting down older people with HIV, finds report

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    Adults

    Do not suggest ‘do not resuscitate’ when someone is most vulnerable

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    Adults

    How an iPad enhanced my social work practice

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    Lucy Watts and her mother

    Adults, Workforce

    ‘When my carer fell ill, why did I have to fight for a care package that met my needs?’

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    Adults

    How three conversations have changed the way we do social work

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    Adults

    Government rejects service user plea for investigation into ‘Care Act breaches’

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    Adults

    Personal budgets changed my family’s life – but we had to fight hard to get them

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    Adults, Mental Health

    NHS to bankroll development of Shared Lives support for adults in England

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    Adults

    Social care cases to be audited after user-group claims council breached Care Act

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    Adults

    CQC finds staff at deaf college ridiculed young people for their disabilities

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    Adults, Workforce

    Seven priorities for improving the lives of people with autism

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    Adults

    Gaps between social care and housing cause unacceptable home adaptation waits for disabled people

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    Adults, Mental Health

    Winterbourne View report ignores the elephant in the room: funding

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    Adults

    ‘We face huge cuts but protecting this support for vulnerable adults is a no-brainer’

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    Adults

    ‘Adaptations already cut social care costs – here’s how to increase their impact’

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    Adults

    ‘A learning disability scandal is being swept under the carpet’

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