Mithran Samuel

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Mithran Samuel is editor of the Community Care group

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Children

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

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Workforce

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

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Careers Zone, Workforce

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

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Adults

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

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

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

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Children, Social work leaders

Child sexual abuse inquiry launches investigation into child protection leadership

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Children

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

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Adults, Social work leaders

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

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Adults, Workforce

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

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Adults, Social work leaders

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

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Adults, Social work leaders

Romeo takes year’s leave from chief social worker role to care for mother

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Adults, Workforce

Sharpen your strengths-based practice skills at Community Care Live

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Workforce

Student wins appeal against removal from social work course over anti-homosexuality Facebook posts

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Mental Health, Workforce

Social work professional standards to take greater account of mental health needs

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Adults

Ten staff members arrested following BBC Panorama footage showing abuse at learning disability hospital

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Need to brush up on social care law? Sign up now for essential learning at Community Care Live

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