Social work leaders

Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

‘The injustice exposed by Covid has left me angrier’, says outgoing social care directors’ leader

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Government proposes mandating Covid-19 vaccination for care home workers

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Social care cuts and increased charges causing ‘huge distress’ to disabled people

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Children, Social work leaders

Tackling funding, privatisation and poverty: what the care review should focus on

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Children, Social work leaders

Does the child protection system intervene too much or too little? This is the wrong question

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Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Social workers satisfied with employers but often required to do more with less, finds health check

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Young asylum seeker

Children, Social work leaders

‘Deeply worrying’ age assessment changes will increase risks to child asylum seekers, warn charities

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Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

How wellbeing has decreased for social workers and care staff as the pandemic has progressed

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Adults, Social work leaders

‘Short-termist’ government approach to adult social care starving sector of investment, says watchdog

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Government scraps coronavirus provisions allowing councils to suspend key Care Act duties

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Government finds additional Covid social care cash at 11th hour with services on ‘financial cliff edge’

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Children, Social work leaders

Regulator to probe whether profit comes at expense of quality in children’s social care market

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Adults, Social work leaders

Budget cuts planned for social care as councils count cost of pandemic, public spending watchdog finds

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Children, Social work leaders

‘An inspirational social work leader’: tributes paid to children’s director who died after contracting Covid

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Government opens migration route for some overseas care staff but providers say more must be done

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Adults, Social work leaders

People denied entitlement to continuing healthcare because of assessment backlog, experts warn

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