Mithran Samuel

About Mithran Samuel

Mithran Samuel is editor of the Community Care group

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A sign saying 'immigration' at an airport

Adults, Workforce

Sector-wide condemnation as post-Brexit immigration plan cuts off entry to care workers

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Gloucestershire council staff holding up the letters forming the phrase #Makethedifference

Employer Zone

How one council swapped paperwork and panels for enhanced person-centered practice and peer support

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Image of an N95 respirator face mask (credit: dontree / Adobe Stock)

Coronavirus, Workforce

Third of social workers considering quitting profession in wake of Covid, finds survey

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

Workforce

Trowler urges Social Work Education to tackle student concerns on lack of anti-discriminatory practice focus

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The Royal Courts of Justice

Adults

How social workers and lawyers can play different roles in Care Act decision making

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Boris Johnson

Adults, Coronavirus

Social care leaders condemn Boris Johnson for ‘blaming’ care homes for Covid spread

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Care Act front page

Adults, Coronavirus

No council left suspending Care Act duties

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Image of Covid-19 coronavirus test (credit: jarun011 / Adobe Stock)

Adults, Coronavirus

Agency and bank staff usage associated with higher Covid-19 infection rates in care homes

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Budget cut

Adults, Children, Coronavirus

£1.2bn Covid funding gap leaves councils facing service cuts, finance heads warn

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black girl head in her hands (sad)

Children

Stereotyping by practitioners preventing disclosure of child sexual abuse in ethnic minority groups

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children's social worker

Children

Social workers handling private law cases should be NAAS accredited ‘to tackle significant skills weakness’

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Person signing legal letter

Adults

Hancock overhauls approach to ordinary residence for Mental Health Act aftercare

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Flaming candles at the funeral ceremony indoor

Coronavirus, Workforce

21 social workers have died from Covid-19, show official figures

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students

Workforce

Social work leading the way on student diversity for undergraduate courses, show official figures

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Dave Hill

Children, Social work leaders

‘A passion for doing his best for vulnerable children’: tributes paid to Dave Hill following death

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Matt Hancock

Adults

Hancock faces legal challenge over ordinary residence ruling

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