Mithran Samuel

About Mithran Samuel

Mithran Samuel is editor of the Community Care group

Author Archive | Mithran Samuel

CPD Continuing Professional Development SEARCH WEBSITE INTERNET SEARCHING

Social work leaders, Workforce

CPD requirement on social workers will double next year, Social Work England confirms

Continue Reading Comments { 20 }
The Royal Courts of Justice

Adults, Social work leaders

Ordinary residence: government granted appeal against ruling overturning its approach to mental health aftercare

Continue Reading Comments { 5 }
Group therapy session

Workforce

Social worker stabbing: council brings in psychotherapist to support staff and reviews lone working policy

Continue Reading
Mental Capacity Act

Adults, Social work leaders

Covid guidance on Mental Capacity Act and DoLS withdrawn

Continue Reading
Metropolitan Police flashing blue lights image

Workforce

Man charged with attempted murder after social worker stabbed during home visit

Continue Reading
profits

Children, Social work leaders

Directors urge ‘dismantling’ of children’s social care market in face of ‘immoral’ fees

Continue Reading
Image of child holding cutouts of a family (credit: Africa Studio / Adobe Stock)

Children, Social work leaders

Government signals shift towards national adoption services under latest strategy

Continue Reading

Children

Sharp rise in child deaths and serious harm following onset of Covid-19

Continue Reading
The front cover of the Care Act 2014

Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Care Act relaxations removed from statute books four months after decision to do so

Continue Reading
Social worker counselling young man

Adults, Children

Boost social worker numbers to address ‘disappearance’ of drugs teams, ministers urged

Continue Reading
Close up interviewer interview candidate apply for job at meeting room in office

Workforce

Tell us what you look for in a social work job

Continue Reading
Alex Ruck Keene speaking at Community Care Live 2019

Adults, Children, Workforce

Community Care Live is back – and in person

Continue Reading
Josh MacAlister, chief executive of Frontline

Children, Social work leaders

Cut profits and fees, care review lead implores children’s home providers

Continue Reading
Portrait of young african american man looking at window

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Black and ethnic minority social workers have disproportionately high ASYE failure rate, figures show

Continue Reading
help

Children, Social work leaders

Councils should have duty to provide early help with focus on tackling poverty, care review told

Continue Reading
Inequality image

Workforce

‘It’s right to focus on race, but we must look at equality in social work in the round’

Continue Reading