About Rachel Carter

Rachel Carter is Community Care’s adults social care journalist

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Adults

Scheme to help learning disabled people move out of hospitals ‘floundering’, warn NHS leaders

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Adults

Adults’ principal social workers ask to join ADASS membership

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Children

Special guardianship assessments ‘rushed’ by 26-week care proceedings timescale, study finds

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Adults

Adults’ social workers: take our survey on care package cuts

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Children

Ray Jones: ‘If councils lose accountability for children’s services then families will lose the help they need’

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Adults

Rob Greig: ‘We are going backwards on learning disability – there needs to be a fresh narrative’

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Adults

‘There is no faith in us as workers’: social workers on presenting cases to panel

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Adults

The funding panel policies testing the limits of the Care Act

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Adults

‘We’re told the panel doesn’t make the final decision – clearly that’s not the case at all’

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Adults

Councils reducing delayed discharges at faster rate than NHS

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Children

Social worker struck off over supervision failings

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Adults, Workforce

‘AMHPs are being left to improvise solutions to system failures’

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Adults

Social workers voice concerns over the influence of funding panels in adults’ services

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Adults

Social workers on funding panels: ‘Professional autonomy and decision-making are no longer our remit’

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Adults, Children

Ray Jones: ‘I see what is happening to children like me now and that fires me up’

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Adults

Social workers: share your experiences of funding panels in adults’ services

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