Social work leaders

Adults, Social work leaders

Council failed to consider human rights of couple it separated after 59 years together, says watchdog

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Children, Social work leaders

DfE examining children’s trust chair appointment ‘as matter of urgency’ after council raises concerns

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Children, Social work leaders

‘No evidence’ machine learning works well in children’s social care, study finds

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James Bullion - president of ADASS, 2020-21

Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Most providers face going into red this winter without extra Covid social care funding, warns ADASS

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Children, Social work leaders

Revised social work evidence template consulted on following concerns over use in urgent cases

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Children, Social work leaders

Councils may be mandated to share responsibility for unaccompanied children

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Continuing healthcare assessments resume following Covid suspension with backlog of 25,000 to clear

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Asylum-seeking child

Children, Social work leaders

Border Force takes responsibility for care of unaccompanied children as Kent reveals doubling in numbers

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Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders

Ofsted to probe impact of Covid on social care in ungraded inspections

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Children, Social work leaders

Kent no longer able to accept unaccompanied asylum-seeking children into its care

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Four in ten councils lack confidence they will have enough social workers to meet needs

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Employers should proactively help ASYE social workers manage workloads, says annual report

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Most Frontline participants leave host councils within three years, study finds

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Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders

Two companies account for one-third of independent fostering placements, Ofsted figures show

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Children, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Covid-19 has forged ‘unprecedented’ multi-agency focus on problem solving in children’s safeguarding, study finds

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Children, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Government must seize moment to address children’s inequalities exposed by Covid-19, ADCS warns

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