Mithran Samuel

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Mithran Samuel is editor of the Community Care group

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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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Felix Ngole

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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Children, Mental Health

Council ‘reneged on agreement’ with ombudsman by not making changes to special guardianship placement

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Dave Hill

Children, Social work leaders

‘I’m not that bothered about Ofsted. If you want to make a big improvement you’ve got to own it’

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Dates announced for Community Care Live 2019

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Government launches consultation to revise Mental Capacity Act code of practice

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Adults

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

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Adults

Government stands by plan to extend care home role in deprivation of liberty cases despite heavy criticism

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Government introduces bill to overhaul deprivation of liberty law in bid to save councils £200m

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