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More than half a million people waiting for social care, report finds

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17/05/22

More than half a million people waiting for social care, report finds

New data suggests that more than half a million people are now waiting for an adult social care assessment, for care or a direct payment to begin or for a review of their care.

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Developing networks and coming together as practitioners to tackle racism in social work

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16/05/22

Developing networks and coming together as practitioners to tackle racism in social work

The Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW) has announced an action plan to tackle racism in social work.

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"You don’t know how I feel": Lessons for Living, by Dr Neil Thompson

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15/05/22

"You don’t know how I feel": Lessons for Living, by Dr Neil Thompson

Life is never without its challenge, but there is always the opportunity to learn and grow from those demands made on us. Dr Neil Thompson offers advice to tackle these problems and help social workers and care professionals to realise their potential.

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Social work must redesign and reimagine practice alongside people, Chief Social Worker says

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12/05/22

Social work must redesign and reimagine practice alongside people, Chief Social Worker says

Chief Social Worker for Adults Lyn Romeo and DHSC publish their annual report highlighting key achievements and setting objectives for the next year.

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Recipients of suicide prevention fund revealed in Mental Health Awareness Week

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11/05/22

Recipients of suicide prevention fund revealed in Mental Health Awareness Week

The Department of Health and Social Care announces the 113 charities which are to receive a share of the £5.4 million fund, as well as a call for evidence to help inform both the new 10-year mental health plan and the new national suicide prevention plan.

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Stronger safeguards needed to protect young care leavers from homelessness, report says

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10/05/22

Stronger safeguards needed to protect young care leavers from homelessness, report says

A new report has called on the Government to tackle the issue of homelessness among care leavers ahead of the Care Review publishing its final recommendations.

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Parents critical of helpfulness of supervision orders, enquiry finds

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09/05/22

Parents critical of helpfulness of supervision orders, enquiry finds

Parents have expressed 'mixed' views on the helpfulness of supervision orders, with the relationship between parents and the social workers a 'key determinant' to their success, a report has found.

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Poorer health in older disabled people linked to lack of home adaptations

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09/05/22

Poorer health in older disabled people linked to lack of home adaptations

Older people with mobility problems living without home adaptations have poorer health and higher levels of pain, according to research.

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More than half a million people waiting for social care, report finds

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Developing networks and coming together as practitioners to tackle racism in social work

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Social work must redesign and reimagine practice alongside people, Chief Social Worker says

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