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    Adults

    £150 million more pumped into adult social care but funding gap remains

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    Hertfordshire council

    Adults

    Lack of supervision enabled support worker to steal from woman with dementia

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    Children

    Social media can make transition to adulthood easier for children in care, finds study

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    Adults

    Council to revise charging policy for adults receiving social care

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    Adults

    Chief social worker issues guidance on adult safeguarding responses to pressure ulcers

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    Children

    Inspectors find ‘serious and widespread weaknesses’ in inadequate-rated authority

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    Adults, Children, Workforce

    IT issues still get in the way of social workers doing their jobs, NHS Digital finds

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    Children

    DfE orders two ‘inadequate’ London boroughs to bring in help from other councils

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    Adults

    Court rejects review of how personal injury awards factor into service user financial assessments

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    Adults

    MPs launch inquiry into long-term adult social care funding

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    Adults, Mental Health

    Judge backs ‘short-term’ fix to backlog of deprivation of liberty cases

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    Adults

    Adult social care minister role upgraded

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    Adults

    Councils cannot cherry pick eligible care needs warns ombudsman

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    Children

    Child protection plans are ending too early, Ofsted warns Birmingham

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    Adults

    Almost quarter of large provider care homes are inadequate or require improvement

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    Adults, Workforce

    Council takes adult social care services back in house after viability concerns

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