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Children

Concern over adopter numbers as figures show ‘no continued decline’ in adoptions

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Workforce

Understanding of social work is desirable but not essential for new regulator chief, job ad says

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Workforce

Accreditation tests for social workers: government reveals consultation response

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Children

Social workers praised for commitment to child with complex needs

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Children, Workforce

Serious success reviews: how a council is using positive outcomes to reflect on social work practice

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Adults

‘Structural problems’ blocking take-up of direct payments in residential care, study suggests

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Children

Social worker sanctioned after failure to update records

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Workforce

Social worker to take legal claim over impact of ‘unfair’ criticism from judge to European Court

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Adults

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

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Adults

Safeguarding adults who have mental capacity: key principles

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Adults

Social work diary: “My enthusiasm expires when I get to my desk”

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Adults

‘Significant reforms’ needed for care homes to survive, government report warns

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Adults

Lincolnshire financial abuse report calls for better adult social care understanding of coercion and control

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Adults

How social workers are supporting people with HIV and cognitive impairment to regain independence

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Adults, Children

How can senior managers lead social work practice more effectively?

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Children, Workforce

How auditing live cases with social workers is helping a council improve practice

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