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Social workers protect millions of people every day. You are more important than ever during the unprecedented emergency response required for COVID-19. We know that this is a time of increasing anxie...
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The government is to produce emergency guidance to help social workers manage Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) cases during the coronavirus crisis.The guidance is designed to help practitioner...
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Last week’s annual report from England’s chief social workers for adults made a priority of the need to safeguard young people when they turn 18, particularly from sexual and criminal exploitation...
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RT @GADFCS: Lisa uses the Golden Rule as the standard for how she approaches her work: “treat others how you want to be treated.” This has…
Story updated 26 March Coronavirus-inspired legislation, which would allow ministers to suspend key duties under the Care Act and its equivalent Welsh legislation, has passed into law.The changes in ...
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RT @GADFCS: Robin credits her career in social work for her personal growth. She started her career looking to help and teach others but en…
1 week ago
thefrontline.org.uk
Relationships are so crucial as a social worker, because you’re becoming involved with families and young people at a really vulnerable time for them. You want to support people to have the best out...
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RT @KristinLeMoyne: “No one ever asked me.” 💔 #SocialWorkMatters #RCSDSocialWorkROCs @ruthturner168 @TDade https://t.co/o9sEjI00jt
2 weeks ago
thefrontline.org.uk
Day in day out, social workers in this building say goodbye to families where they have intervened and made a difference.The post You might forget, but they won’t appeared first on Frontline....
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  This year’s World Social Work Day is themed around human relationships and the key role they play in social work practice. As a people-focussed profession, building supportive relationships with ...
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Brilliant. A LOT of work going on at @SocialWorkEng to make this happen. Very heartening & unsurprising that so man… https://t.co/xFPFiwdxrn
By Charlotte Carter and Mithran Samuel (story updated 16 March 2020)Care providers would share staff and get support with their cashflow from councils, according to guidance issued by government and s...
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More and more people will have to privately fund their residential care after the government froze the capital thresholds that gatekeep access to public funding for the 10th consecutive year.The upper...
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“No one ever asked me.” 💔 #SocialWorkMatters #RCSDSocialWorkROCs @ruthturner168 @TDade https://t.co/o9sEjI00jt
Community Care Live is returning this year, giving social workers and other social care professionals the chance to catch up on the latest social work learning and good practice, explore new opportuni...
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RT @suzykitching: What a great start to our off site practice support with @StrengtheningP leading a team coaching session on safety plann…
Social care will get a piece of the £5bn fund announced in today’s Budget to fight coronavirus (Covid-19) but the government was heavily criticised for its lack of further action to shore up the se...
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Social workers must brace themselves for extra administrative work and the need to arrange longer home care vists as the UK prepares for a widespread coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a sector leader h...
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3 weeks ago
blogs.kcl.ac.uk
Caroline Green, who is NIHR ARC South London Post-Doctoral Fellow, reflects on the lives of prominent women figures in the health and social care context in South London. (838 words) International Wom...
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RT @LeedsASC_OD: Our next information and assessment day is Thursday the 2nd April, email wecareacademy@leeds.gov.uk
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has issued a call to all MPs and peers to help forge a cross-party consensus on reforming social care funding.However, in his letter to parliamentarians, ...
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By Michael BonnetIt won’t have come as a surprise to anybody working in mental health to learn that the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) latest Monitoring the Mental Health Act report, published la...
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RT @suzykitching: What a great start to our off site practice support with @StrengtheningP leading a team coaching session on safety plann…
A social worker has been suspended from the register for twelve months for copying and pasting information between different service users’ Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) forms.A Social Wo...
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4 weeks ago
blogs.kcl.ac.uk
Richard Griffin MBE,Visiting Senior Research Fellow, King’s Business School, today begins a series of guest posts on the healthcare workforce. He argues that, in the face of the widely acknowledged ...
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A council breached the Care Act when it decided to reduce a physically disabled woman’s direct payment and removed carer’s support from her husband, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman ...
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Children’s Social Services at York City Council’s are hosting a careers open day on Tuesday 3rd March. They are currently recruiting to several posts in Children’s Social Services, from Newly Qu...
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By Kevin ChanHow can social workers safeguard adults who are choosing, with capacity, to keep themselves in an abusive situation, perhaps out of fear or love? A recent case suggests that legislation d...
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