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Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Over 40% of social work staff have faced abuse from public this year, finds survey

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Adults, Coronavirus

Government failure to consider risks of asymptomatic Covid spread in care homes was unlawful, rules court

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Quality of social workers ‘higher than ever’, says ADCS president

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Adults, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Government Covid funding for adult social care ends

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Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Temporarily registered social workers urged to restore full registration to remain in practice

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Adults, Workforce

Government scraps mandatory vaccination for social care staff

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Children, Coronavirus

‘Gains for care leavers must not be lost post-pandemic’

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Javid signals end to mandatory vaccination of social care staff

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Children, Coronavirus, Social work leaders

Relational practice helping keep numbers entering care below long-term average, claim councils

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Two-thirds of social workers experiencing deteriorating mental health because of work, finds survey

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Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Omicron infections in wider workforce ‘adding pressure’ to ‘exhausted’ social workers

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

‘Grim, difficult and relentless’: stark social care staffing pressures revealed in latest data

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Omicron: councils given discretion on spending £60m adult social care fund to ensure speedy use

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

DfE urges non-practising social workers to return to profession in face of renewed Covid pressures

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Adults, Social work leaders

Covid delays in adult safeguarding have led to ‘severe consequences’ for people needing services

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Mandatory vaccination enforced in care homes amid mounting staff gaps and job loss warnings

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