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Mental Health, Workforce

Social work professional standards to take greater account of mental health needs

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Children

Safeguarding response ‘deteriorating’ at children’s services trust, Ofsted finds

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Children

‘Why didn’t you f*cking restrain me’: when physical restraint can meet a child’s need

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Workforce

Recruiting care workers: 4 tips for hiring the right people

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Social workers: take our survey on the quality of your training and development

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Children

County becomes latest authority to trial predictive algorithms in children’s social work

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Expected implementation date for DoLS replacement model announced by care minister

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Workforce

How to keep care staff happy: investment, involvement and keeping an eye on morale

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supervision

Children

'Exemplary' social work management helps council to 'outstanding' Ofsted

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money

Children

Adoptive parents need better advice on financial impact of adoption

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Workforce

‘Outstanding’ council sees benefit of giving social workers personal assistants

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Supreme Court

Children

Supreme Court rules councils can be found negligent if they fail to protect children from harm

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Children

Social workers ‘exceed’ their role to help children in ‘outstanding’ council

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Workforce

Convincing reasons for using personality tests for hiring care staff

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Children

DfE issues new order to Northamptonshire paving way for children’s trust by 2020

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Social work leaders, Workforce

How a social work computer management system is made

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