About Rachel Carter

Rachel Carter is Community Care’s adults social care journalist

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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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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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