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How treatment of ethnic minority groups in mental health system can be improved following independent review

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Service user’s wife caused ‘frustration, distress and anxiety’ after safeguarding referral left open for 15 months, ombudsman finds

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Government issues deprivation of liberty definition in bid to provide clarity to practitioners

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Government must introduce social care assessment oversight to safeguard service user rights, study argues

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Skills for Care chief executive Sharon Allen to leave role after nine years

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‘Distress and confusion’ for service user whom council failed to properly inform of increased care charges

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Adults, Children

Director behind transformation of Rotherham children’s services awarded CBE

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Adults, Children

21 social care talking points of 2018

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How social workers could make more ethical and justifiable decisions for service users

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Labour bid to scrap DoLS replacement bill fails as legislation passes first Commons stage

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Lords approves DoLS replacement bill following significant changes to boost safeguards for those detained

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Standards for adults’ practice supervisors issued to increase role of critical reflection in supervision

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Adults, Children

Mental Health Act review: how would recommendations affect frontline social workers?

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Council’s restrictions on couple’s contact were neither ‘justifiable, proportionate nor necessary’

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Government pledges new Mental Health Act after review urges shift in power from professionals to patients

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CQC to probe restraint and seclusion of people with mental health problems and learning disabilities

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