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Health and Care Professions Council

Children

HCPC suspends social worker with mental and physical exhaustion over failure to manage own health

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Adults

Council criticised for weak response to care home visiting ban which deprived elderly woman of her liberty

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Children

Serious case review criticises ‘overwhelmed’ social workers’ record-keeping

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Adults

Council doubles care package after ombudsman orders new assessment

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Adults

DoLS replacement concerns must be addressed, warns Labour peer

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Health and Care Professions Council

Children, Workforce

HCPC suspends social worker for practising while unregistered

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Children

Ofsted criticises council leaders for ‘not making progress’

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Adults

Local authority failed to explain what direct payments could be used for, ombudsman finds

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Health and Care Professions Council

Children, Workforce

HCPC strikes off social worker for making up records

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Children

Ofsted finds ‘stronger core of improved practice’ at London borough

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Children

Children's commissioner sent into short-staffed 'inadequate' council

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Get your tax affairs in order or face penalties, agency social workers told

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Adults, Children, Workforce

‘When you’ve crossed the social work recruitment market, you see the good and the bad’

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Tax fears and staffing pressures: agency social workers on life after ‘IR35’

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Children

Council’s focus on reducing children in care numbers ‘built delay’ into social work practice, review finds

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Workforce

Social worker took own life after stress caused by work arrangements, coroner rules

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