Mithran Samuel

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Mithran Samuel is editor of the Community Care group

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An older person looking stressed

Adults, Social work leaders

Carers more stressed, less able to take breaks and less supported by paid services, finds study

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Management meeting

Adults, Social work leaders

Cap on care costs: most councils fear they will lack enough social workers

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Scottish Parliament building

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Bill to remove social work from councils in Scotland published

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Two Ukrainian child refugees in Poland

Children, Social work leaders

Ukraine: council heads raise safeguarding concerns as UK starts accepting unaccompanied children

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Image of Sir Andrew McFarlane, president of the family division of the High Court

Children, Social work leaders

National DoLs court launched to handle children’s deprivation of liberty cases

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Camden council celebrates after receiving 'outstanding' grade from Ofsted

Children, Social work leaders

‘Exemplary practice’ sees borough rise to outstanding rating

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Female social worker writing notes on clipboard

Children, Social work leaders

Should the IRO role be abolished?

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Pad of paper with 'staff shortages' written on it

Adults, Social work leaders

Social worker shortages sector’s biggest concern in delivering cap on care costs

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Community Care Live exhibition 2021

Adults, Children, Workforce

Book your place for Community Care Live

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Definition of the word research in dictionary

Social work leaders, Workforce

Queen’s Jubilee honours: academic hails recognition for social work research after CBE

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Unions demand 11% pay rise for social workers

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'Wellbeing at work' key being pressed on keyboard

Workforce

Share your experience of working through Covid

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Star Hobson

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Star Hobson: ‘turmoil’ in council led to practice failings in toddler’s case, finds review

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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Children

Arthur review: ‘systemically flawed’ joint working undermined agencies’ ability to uncover abuse of boy

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Annie Hudson, chair, Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Arthur and Star cases show need for expert child protection units, finds review

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Bootle Town Hall

Children, Social work leaders

Council at risk of losing control of children’s services as DfE sends in commissioner

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