Mithran Samuel

About Mithran Samuel

Mithran Samuel is editor of the Community Care group

Author Archive | Mithran Samuel

Manager and social worker talking about work over a computer

Workforce

The importance of autonomy when managing social workers

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Service user talking to social worker

Adults, Social work leaders

NHS to map mental health social work provision to shape investment

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }

Children, Social work leaders

Borough goes from ‘inadequate’ to ‘outstanding’ in six years as it confirms company will continue to run children’s services

Continue Reading
time

Children

Length of care proceedings lagging further behind 26-week target

Continue Reading
Care Act front page

Adults

Care Act safeguarding caseloads reach record levels following sharp rise in reported concerns

Continue Reading
Downing Street

Adults, Children, Workforce

What the Conservatives’ election victory means for social care

Continue Reading

Children

Guidance on removing newborns planned to tackle inconsistent practice and legal knowledge gaps

Continue Reading
Louise Pashley, overall winner at the Social Worker of the Year Awards (centre), with (from left) chair of trustees Peter Hay, awards founder Beverely Williams, awards patron and presenter Lorraine Pascale and James Rook,, chief executive of headline sponsor Sanctuary Peronnel

Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards: Rotherham leaving care manager wins overall prize

Continue Reading

Careers Zone, Workforce

Return to social work scheme relaunched to lure 200 back to profession

Continue Reading
Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Practitioners complete record number of DoLS cases but backlog continues to grow

Continue Reading
mental health act

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Councils urged to tackle AMHP salary disparities and stress in national workforce plan

Continue Reading
Image of filing cabinet with 'investigations' label

Children, Social work leaders

Child sexual abuse inquiry launches investigation into child protection leadership

Continue Reading
A boy being comforted by parents/carers

Children

Government finds extra £10m for Staying Put following repeated funding calls from fostering sector

Continue Reading
inspection

Adults, Social work leaders

Skills gaps drive deterioration in mental healthcare for adults with learning disabilities or autism

Continue Reading
Autism awareness icon abstract illustration

Adults, Workforce

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

Continue Reading

Adults, Social work leaders

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

Continue Reading