Social work leaders

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Short-termist’ government funding for children’s services ‘destabilising’ councils’ ability to sustain provision

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Adults, Social work leaders

Why we must understand and uphold disabled people’s legal rights to community living

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Adults, Social work leaders

Government to revive CQC ratings of council adults’ services after more than decade-long gap

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Children, Social work leaders

Council no longer at risk of losing children’s services after turnaround since ‘inadequate’ Ofsted verdict

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Adults, Social work leaders

Care Act boost to carers’ rights did not improve support because of council budget pressures, says study

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Little evidence’ Signs of Safety improves practice or children’s outcomes, finds pilot evaluation

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Children, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

12 lessons for children’s social work from practising under Covid

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Children, Social work leaders

Council to boost children’s services spending by 12% following damning Ofsted report

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Adults, Social work leaders

Council failed to consider woman’s human rights when entering home without legal basis, says watchdog

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Video assessments by AMHPs unlawful, High Court rules

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Children, Social work leaders

Competition watchdog mulling probe into children’s social care market

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Children, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Should virtual child protection conferences become the new normal?

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Children, Social work leaders

Mounting workloads force Cafcass to leave ‘lower priority’ cases unallocated in region

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Children, Social work leaders

Ofsted head praises quality of direct work under Covid but warns of pressures to come as referrals rise

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Councils face £500m adult social care overspend in 2020-21 as Covid fuels mounting need

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Children, Social work leaders

Second council no longer taking asylum-seeking children as IRO caseloads soar

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