Mithran Samuel

About Mithran Samuel

Mithran Samuel is editor of the Community Care group

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funding

Adults, Coronavirus

Covid-19: council leaders’ estimates of additional adult social care provider costs ‘woefully inadequate’

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Adults, Coronavirus

Coronavirus should not significantly increase DoLS caseloads, says government guidance

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Care Act front page

Adults, Coronavirus

Coronavirus: government gives PSWs critical role in council decisions to depart from Care Act

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help

Adults, Coronavirus

Deprivation of liberty: emergency guidance due to help social workers deal with coronavirus impact

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Care Act front page

Adults, Coronavirus

Coronavirus legislation becomes law, allowing ministers to suspend key Care Act duties

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funding

Coronavirus

Councils given £1.6bn to deal with impact of coronavirus on social care and vulnerable people

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Register now sign on desk

Coronavirus

Covid-19: Social Work England starts drive to temporarily register up to 8,000 former practitioners

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funding

Adults, Social work leaders

More care home residents will have to self-fund as means-test threshold frozen for 10th year

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Community Care Live delegates

Adults, Children, Workforce

Get ready for Community Care Live 2020

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Image of Isabelle Trowler, the chief social worker for children and families

Children, Social work leaders

Child protection needs fundamental review to tackle persistent practice problems, say government advisers

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Matt Hancock

Adults, Social work leaders

Hancock triggers start of bid to find social care funding solution with call for cross-party views

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funding

Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Government confirms extra social care cash but council leaders bemoan failure to fund wage rise

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pay

Workforce

Real social worker pay would be 22.5% down in a decade if ‘woeful’ offer were implemented, say unions

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black girl talking to adult woman

Children, Social work leaders

Professionals’ lack of CSA confidence leaving children victimised and abusers unidentified, say inspectors

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Manager and social worker talking about work over a computer

Workforce

The importance of autonomy when managing social workers

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Service user talking to social worker

Adults, Social work leaders

NHS to map mental health social work provision to shape investment

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