Gordon Carson

About Gordon Carson

Gordon Carson is Community Care’s head of content for children, covering Camilla Pemberton whilst she is on maternity leave

Author Archive | Gordon Carson

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Children

Serious case review criticises services’ ‘over optimism’ of ‘start again’ approach

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Children

Council agrees major increase in children’s services budget to accelerate reforms

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Adults, Workforce

Approved mental health professional numbers continue decline, Community Care finds

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Adults, Workforce

Approved mental health professionals: pressures have never been greater

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Adults, Workforce

Approved mental health professionals: the local picture

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Adults, Workforce

More adults’ social workers in local authorities despite real-terms pay drop, annual review finds

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Adults

Review of autism home abuse condemns out-of-area commissioning failings

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Adults, Workforce

Government rebuked over poor adult social care workforce planning

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Children

Multi-agency working failings hamper progress at ‘inadequate’ children’s services

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Children, Workforce

Looked-after children ‘unanimously unhappy’ about changes of social workers at ‘inadequate’ council

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Adults, Mental Health

‘No evidence’ that misuse of Mental Health Act is leading to increase in detentions

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Adults, Workforce

Up to 50 jobs at risk at councils’ adult care trading company

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Adults

Council ‘ignored’ Care Act guidance on care home top-up fees

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Adults, Children

How can senior managers lead social work practice more effectively?

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Adults

Green paper on older people’s social care to be published by summer 2018

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Workforce

Social worker made ‘inappropriate’ sexual comments in supervision session

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