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Adults, Social work leaders

Quick guide to the cap on care costs

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Children, Social work leaders

Trial suggests children’s social workers benefit from regular reflective discussion groups

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Children, Social work leaders

Government appoints commissioner to work with ‘inadequate’ council due to lack of progress

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Children, Social work leaders

Investment and practice overhaul needed to tackle harm to babies by male carers, say government advisers

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Social work leaders, Workforce

CPD requirement on social workers will double next year, Social Work England confirms

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Adults, Social work leaders

Government reforms ‘will not provide extra care or improve quality of life’, directors warn

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Children, Social work leaders

Council resumes taking in unaccompanied asylum-seeking children after talks with Home Office

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Children, Social work leaders

Court can still agree children’s deprivation of liberty in placements banned by new law, says ruling

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Children, Social work leaders

Inadequate-rated council finds £1.1m from reserves to tackle children’s social worker shortage

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Children, Social work leaders

NHS trust ordered to pay social worker £20,000 over whistleblowing on gender identity service

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Adults, Social work leaders

Council failed to meet man’s eligible needs after savings fell below threshold, ombudsman finds

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Adults, Social work leaders

Government resurrects cap on care costs plan four years after ditching it

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Children, Social work leaders

Judge: bespoke placements for children will be ‘considerably harder’ following unregulated provision ban

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Children, Social work leaders

Quality of social work dips at ‘outstanding’ council, finds Ofsted

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Adults, Social work leaders

Ordinary residence: government granted appeal against ruling overturning its approach to mental health aftercare

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Why recognising foster carers as workers would provide more stability for children and reduce costs’

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