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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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Children

Local authority sorry after judge condemns IROs’ ‘utter failure’ to serve children’s best interests

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Children

What TV shows like ‘Butterfly’ can teach us about social work with trans children

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Adults, Children

Government pledges new Mental Health Act after review urges shift in power from professionals to patients

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Ofsted warns against ‘false economy’ of cuts to preventive services loading pressures onto social care

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Adults, Children

CQC to probe restraint and seclusion of people with mental health problems and learning disabilities

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Children, Workforce

‘Crises all seem to happen at the same time’: a day in the life of a social work department

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Children

Turnover of social workers who ‘changed without explanation’ likely contributed to neglect case failings

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Children

Couple not told of special guardianship money implications, ombudsman finds

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Children

Focus on pre-proceedings to ensure right cases in court, urges McFarlane

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Children

Disguised compliance: applying a relationship-based approach

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Children

Families must be diverted away from courts, Trowler report argues

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Children, Social work leaders

Munro consultancy: ‘Signs of Safety gaps already being addressed’

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Adults, Children

Lyn Romeo: ‘Taking a prevention approach is core to what we do… this is the bread and butter of social work’

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Adults, Children

Government makes significant changes to DoLS replacement scheme in response to severe criticisms

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