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Rishi Sunak

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Funding boost for councils not enough to address ‘disastrous’ state of social care

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Adults, Social work leaders

Council cut man’s care hours without showing how it would meet eligible needs

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Shantel Thomas (right, Ahmina Akhtar (centre) and Millie Kerr (left) speaking at Community Care Live 2021 (photo: Gary Brigden)

Social work leaders, Workforce

Senior leadership buy-in critical to tackling racism in social work, say experts

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Image of Isabelle Trowler, the chief social worker for children and families

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Social work ‘really held up’ in response to Covid-19, says Trowler

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Inform Adults, Inform Children, Workforce

Record CPD easily with Community Care Inform

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Children

Court overturns ruling limiting puberty blockers for children with gender identity issues

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'Wellbeing at work' key being pressed on keyboard

Adults, Workforce

‘To retain care home staff, we need to make sure they have access to better support’

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The front cover of the Care Act 2014

Adults, Social work leaders

Quick guide to the cap on care costs

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Careers Zone, Workforce

‘How to stand up for yourself in social work’

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Boris Johnson

Adults, Social work leaders

Government resurrects cap on care costs plan four years after ditching it

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Children, Social work leaders

Judge: bespoke placements for children will be ‘considerably harder’ following unregulated provision ban

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Woman holding lightbulb

Adults

How creativity has been key for social workers in safeguarding adults during Covid

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Image of girl embracing foster mother (credit: fizkes / Adobe Stock)

Children, Social work leaders

‘Why recognising foster carers as workers would provide more stability for children and reduce costs’

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Children

‘Rip it up and start again’: the children’s care market must change

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Moment in Time Covid-19 remembrance campaign time box

Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Capturing social work and social care memories from Covid-19

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Man speaking at peer support session

Workforce

‘At times you feel like an imposter’: why care experienced social workers need their own association

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