Social workers are criticised when their intervention is either too extreme or too timid. But it isn’t always easy to get the necessary perspective
Society Guardian 05/24/2017

Social workers have to tread a fine line when making decisions

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Lee Aaron Camfield
After some tough questioning from the BBC’s Grand Inquisitor Andrew Neil, the prime minister was left floundering on her dementia tax U-turn
Society Guardian 05/24/2017

Maybot policy reboot ends in an embarrassing interview meltdown | John Crace

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Populist sentiment sweeping Europe and beyond gives the profession an opportunity to find its voice
Society Guardian 05/24/2017

Should human rights top the social work agenda?

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Changing role of the state is seriously affecting charities, while governance and digital skills remain areas of concern, finds a report by New Philanthropy Capital
Society Guardian 05/24/2017

Nine in 10 charities expect to deliver more public services | Dan Corry

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2.8 million people over 65 will need nursing and social care by 2025 – largely because of a significant rise in dementia-related disability, research finds
Society Guardian 05/24/2017

NHS faces staggering increase in cost of elderly care, academics warn

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Maria Parker-Jones
Society Guardian
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yesterday at 18:47. Facebook
Hospital staff tell of ‘superb’ response of medics who worked through the night to help those injured in Manchester attack
Society Guardian 05/23/2017

'Absolute heroes': praise for medics treating Manchester victims

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Lynda Shields
Society Guardian
Society Guardian
yesterday at 16:48. Facebook
European society is changing and, with it, the nature of social work. Can new procedures be set up to meet the needs of refugees and displaced communities?
Society Guardian 05/23/2017

Social work in Europe adapts to challenges of migration and exclusion

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yesterday at 10:59. Facebook
Live debate just starting now on the Guardian Social Care Network
Live debate just starting now on the Guardian Social Care Network

Live Q&A: How can we create dementia-friendly communities?

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Society Guardian
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yesterday at 10:47. Facebook
Old ways of working and the appeal of new and ‘exciting’ responses to homelessness are no replacement for solid evidence
Society Guardian 05/23/2017

Old habits are leading us astray on homelessness | Beth Watts

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Society Guardian
Society Guardian
05/22/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
Call for action on the 54 Bringing Them Home recommendations, most of which have either not been adopted or have only been partly implemented
Society Guardian 05/22/2017

'Unfinished business' of stolen generations puts more children at risk – report

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Society Guardian
Society Guardian
05/22/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
Change of tack on social care policy will renew concerns about the way the PM and her tight group of aides make decisions
Society Guardian 05/22/2017

Team May takes a hit to dampen 'dementia tax' backlash

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Society Guardian
Society Guardian
05/22/2017 at 19:47. Facebook
Prime minister spends day battling against accusations of indecision after change to policy outlined in manifesto
Society Guardian 05/22/2017

Theresa May faces 'chaos and confusion' claims after social care U-turn

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Society Guardian
Society Guardian
05/22/2017 at 16:18. Facebook
In-work poverty disproportionately concentrated in households in private rented housing as rising living costs bite
Society Guardian 05/22/2017

Record 60% of Britons in poverty despite being in working families – study

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Unison - Crawley Borough Council
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Society Guardian
05/22/2017 at 13:08. Facebook
The Tory manifesto explicitly rejects a cap on social care costs, contradicting the prime minister’s claim that ‘nothing has changed’
Society Guardian 05/22/2017

‘Fake claims’ v the facts: Theresa May’s U-turn on ‘dementia tax’ unpicked

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Allan Brown
Ian Punchard
Sandra Jane
Society Guardian
Society Guardian
05/22/2017 at 11:02. Facebook
PM rows back on Conservative manifesto pledge on social care funding by introducing cap on costs
Society Guardian 05/22/2017

Theresa May announces U-turn on 'dementia tax'

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Milligan Growel
Tina McCarthy Kinsella
Karen Orosky
Society Guardian
Society Guardian
05/22/2017 at 09:38. Facebook
Tactic shows Tories are willing to adopt pejorative term for policy in order to fight back against criticism of social care proposals
Society Guardian 05/22/2017

Conservatives buy 'dementia tax' Google ad as criticism of policy grows

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Deb Climber
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Society Guardian
05/22/2017 at 08:41. Facebook
As funding debates are dominated by elder care, there are others whose needs are ignored while the services they depend on are starved of cash
Society Guardian 05/22/2017

Social care green paper must address the needs of all, not just older people | Alison Rose-Quirie

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Fiona McClelland Wass
Society Guardian
Society Guardian
05/22/2017 at 07:46. Facebook
I can refer people to mental health services and social care but they are overloaded and don’t provide much help
Society Guardian 05/22/2017

As a GP I feel powerless to help elderly people struggling to survive

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Mimi De
Craig Downs
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Society Guardian
05/21/2017 at 23:05. Facebook
Nuffield Trust thinktank says promises by Tories, Labour and Lib Dems fail to match lowest projections of what NHS will need
Society Guardian 05/21/2017

NHS funding pledges by major parties would still fall short, experts say

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Society Guardian
05/21/2017 at 20:01. Facebook
Conservative candidates are reporting plan to make the elderly pay for care in their own home is going down badly on the doorstep
Society Guardian 05/21/2017

Theresa May under pressure over 'dementia tax' social care shakeup

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