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With just over a week to go until polling day, both major parties have set out their stall in relation to adults’ and children’s social care.The Labour Party’s offer is much more extensive – a...
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RT @SocialWorkEng: Today we become the new specialist regulator for nearly 100,000 social workers in England. #SocialWorkEngland https://t.…
By Belinda SchwehrThe Care Act is beginning to generate case law of real use to people with disabilities. In CP v NE Lincolnshire (Court of Appeal, 3 October, 2019) public law proceedings challenged t...
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RT @SocialWorkEng: If you've recently applied to become a social worker with @The_HCPC, your application is now with us. A member of our re…
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Everyone working with children and families should be aware of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders so that we can consider it at the earliest possible opportunity when making assessments. We can then ens...
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Seventeen inspiring social workers, teams and organisations from across England have been recognised for their contribution to the profession after winning top awards at the national Social Worker of ...
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More than three-quarters of adult social services directors are not fully confident they can deliver the new system for authorising deprivations of liberty due to come into force next year, a survey h...
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An independent safeguarding adults consultant explains what senior managers can do to make safeguarding personal...
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Ju Blencowe juggled her profession with being her mum's carer. She shares how she 'unravelled' after her mother's death, and the autism diagnosis and support that is bringing her self acceptance...
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RT @SocialWorkEng: If you've recently applied to become a social worker with @The_HCPC, your application is now with us. A member of our re…
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West Cheshire Children’s Trust has a pioneering vision for working with children and families across the multi-agency partnership. At the heart of this vision is a strong preventative focus at all l...
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RT @SocialWorkEng: If you've recently applied to become a social worker with @The_HCPC, your application is now with us. A member of our re…
Social Work England has now taken over from the Health and Care Professions Council as the new specialist regulator for the profession. Social work is about people and social workers support millions ...
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Story updated 25 NovemberPractitioners completed over 200,000 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) cases last year but the backlog in applications left unfinished has continued to grow.The number ...
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RT @SocialWorkEng: If you've recently applied to become a social worker with @The_HCPC, your application is now with us. A member of our re…
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Stephanie Bramley is a Research Associate at the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College London. (690 words) Unit researcher Stephanie Bramley attended the Society for...
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Fabulous idea in the DHSC - I’ve just added the film to my own list too 😉#socialwork #socialworkengland https://t.co/E8wdvqEloY
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thefrontline.org.uk
Frontline fellow, Ryan, writes about why he got involved in creating a blueprint for a new model for children's social care. The post Let’s return to the foundations of social care: serving families...
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www.rip.org.uk
Practice supervisors play an important role in supporting supervisees to become emotionally resilient practitioners and ensuring that social workers provide an excellent service to children and famili...
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How much money was someone paid to come up with this logo? It’s embarrassing😳suggests chaotic unraveling (maybe not… https://t.co/RMB5SmcR3F
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www.rip.org.uk
So often the narrative about child and family social work can be negative and it is true that conversations frequently reflect the many challenges practice supervisors face. However, this not the whol...
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thefrontline.org.uk
Frontline and the Centre for Public Impact have launched a blueprint outlining a new model for children's social care, with the backing of leaders in the profession.The post New model for children’s...
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RT @SocialWorkEng: Your new #SocialWorkEngland account is a space to interact with us, manage your registration and upload your continuing…
RT @CCInform1: For CC Inform subscribers, we've updated the CPD log to match #SocialWorkEngland 's requirements for logging #CPD online and…
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thefrontline.org.uk
To mark International Men’s Day, Frontline is today launching a recruitment drive to attract more men into the profession.The post Charity calls for more men in social work on International Men’s ...
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MondayAfter exchanging pleasantries about our weekends I complete a Care Act assessment for someone I saw more than two weeks ago. Although I have my written notes to refer to, I may have forgotten so...
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www.rip.org.uk
‘Resilience’ is often cited as a key feature that individual social workers require to protect their wellbeing and emotional health. However, to what extent does the development and maintenance of...
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www.cypnow.co.uk
The Institute of Health Visiting (IHV) has called on other parties to ensure that their manifestos "contain similar commitments". It warned that "children in the UK have some of the worst o...
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