About Rachel Carter

Rachel Carter is Community Care’s adults social care journalist

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Adults

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

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Adults

Consultation launched on knowledge and skills statement for adults’ social work ‘supervisors’

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2017: The winners

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Adults

Social workers and service users in favour of ‘power of entry’ in safeguarding study

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Adults

Number of adults subject to a section 42 safeguarding enquiry rose 6% last year

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Mental Health

Community treatment orders offer few social benefits for patients with psychotic illnesses, research finds

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Adults

Social workers: take our survey on the use of funding panels in adults’ services

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Adults

Learning disabled fathers feel ‘let down’ by adults’ services, research finds

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Workforce

Scheme to help 100 people return to social work open for applications

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Adults

Provider fined after woman suffered serious burn at care home

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Adults

‘We have achieved the unachievable for Connor’

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Adults

‘The standard response is wear incontinence pads in bed – even if you’re not incontinent’

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Adults

‘Decisions are being taken out of our hands’ – social workers on care cuts

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Children

Council criticised for cutting care packages of two brothers with ‘no explanation’

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Adults

Council fined £70,000 after leaving vulnerable people’s details online

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Adults

Disabled man loses landmark Care Act appeal over care package cut

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