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@CareReviewWatch
8 hours ago
RT @article_39: @IDickson258 Even the answer to this part of our FOI request has, apparently, been "securely destroyed". https://t.co/4xWsN…
External news
1 month ago

No adult social care minister appointed during Truss premiership

No minister has been appointed for adult social care during the course of the Liz Truss premiership Despite a full ministerial team being appointed to the Department of Health and Social Care on September the DHSC said their responsibilities...
@CareReviewWatch
8 hours ago
RT @IDickson258: @suescarletty @therealfritter @article_39 @labour I would advocate that Labour co-opt @CareReviewWatch & @article_39 & inv…
External news
1 month ago

MacAlister appointed to co-lead merged evidence body for social care and early intervention

Care review lead Josh MacAlister has been appointed to co-lead a new merged evidence body for children's social care and early intervention with children and families The ex-Frontline chief executive will become executive chair of the organisation merging What Works...
@CareReviewWatch
8 hours ago
RT @IDickson258: @Millinerstale1 @TACTCare @edwardtimpson @reviewCSC @ClaireCoutinho A cross party group from the dozen or so MPs who coul…
External news
1 month ago

Cap on care costs: government reportedly planning delay of a year

Council leaders have welcomed reports that the government will delay implementing its cap on care costs for a year but warned that the funding allocated to the reform should be retained by authorities The Times reported today behind paywall that...
@CareReviewWatch
8 hours ago
RT @JoeEHanley: @doepublic @IDickson258 @Millinerstale1 @TACTCare @edwardtimpson @reviewCSC @ClaireCoutinho @article_39 @CareReviewWatch @J…
External news
1 month ago

‘There is no fat left to trim’: social care leaders warn Jeremy Hunt against further rounds of cuts

Seeking further savings from social care after a decade of austerity is fanciful and deeply worrying sector leaders have warned after chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced government departments would need to deliver more efficiencies In his statement to Parliament yesterday --...
@CareReviewWatch
8 hours ago
RT @suescarletty: @Millinerstale1 @edwardtimpson @reviewCSC @ClaireCoutinho Ensuring cross party scrutiny of recommendations is what needs…
External news
1 month ago

Hunt U-turns on IR35 reform for agency social workers

Note There is a poll embedded within this post please visit the site to participate in this post's poll Jeremy Hunt has scrapped plans to abolish the IR rules for agency social workers and other public sector staff working off...
@CareReviewWatch
8 hours ago
RT @IDickson258: @JoeEHanley @doepublic @Millinerstale1 @TACTCare @edwardtimpson @reviewCSC @ClaireCoutinho @article_39 @CareReviewWatch @J…
External news
1 month ago

Shifting the social work stigma

England's largest social work charity Frontline warns that negative news stories are having a detrimental effect on the public perception of social workers following new independent research...
@PauseOrg
9 hours ago
Our Advisory Group took part in some storytelling workshops with @sounddelivery about the power of sharing lived ex… https://t.co/doTa99aZ2b
External news
1 month ago

Social Worker (Localities)

https jobs communitycare co uk job social-worker-localities-...
@Ofstednews
9 hours ago
RT @MBrazierHMI: The latest blog from @YvetteStanley18 @Ofstednews: "...high levels of staff turnover and not enough experienced staff cont…
External news
1 month ago

Service Manager – Children’s Support & Safeguarding Service

https jobs communitycare co uk job service-manager-children-s-support-and-safeguarding-service...
@inspiringswtp
9 hours ago
RT @womensaid: As we cheer for our teams, there are many women & children who need support too. Football doesn't cause domestic abuse but a…
External news
1 month ago

‘Simplistic and optimistic’ approach to domestic abuse evident in serious cases, warns national panel

National safeguarding leaders have identified an overly simplistic and optimistic approach to domestic abuse and its impact on children in a study of serious cases Most practitioners used the term domestic abuse without understanding its nature and impact while there...
@inspiringswtp
9 hours ago
RT @womensaid: As many of us will be disappointed about the #England game tonight, the impact this will have on survivors is much more seve…
External news
1 month ago

Outsourcing of children’s home placements linked to poorer council Ofsted ratings, suggests study

Councils with a greater proportion of looked-after children placed in profit-making children's homes tend to receive worse Ofsted ratings research has found For every additional percentage point of for-profit children's home provision a council had lower odds of being...