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Children, Social work leaders

‘Serious procedural failings’ led council to wrongly believe man posed risk to son, finds ombudsman

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Adults, Social work leaders

Ombudsman finds local authority at fault after it left man in unsuitable care for ‘prolonged period’

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Adults, Social work leaders

Safeguarding probe that failed to uncover harmful care ‘relied heavily on provider evidence’

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Children, Social work leaders

Council pays family £2,500 after issuing care proceedings based on ‘incomplete and flawed information’

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Adults

Council’s failure to support autistic man and mother led to ‘stress, anxiety and breakdown in family life’

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Adults, Social work leaders

Council ‘failed to consider man’s circumstances’ in assessing finances

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Adults, Social work leaders

Council cut man’s care hours without showing how it would meet eligible needs

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Adults, Social work leaders

Rate of adult social care failings identified by watchdog continues ‘relentless rise’

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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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Children, Social work leaders

Council to train social workers on better involving families in section 20 cases after watchdog report

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Adults, Social work leaders

Council urged to review all residential care placements since 2020 after failing to give family ‘genuine choice’

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