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Budgets are shrinking and demand rising for social services to intervene before families reach crisis point
Three staff from a private hospital near Bristol have pleaded guilty to the ill treatment of residents. The case follows secret filming by the BBC's Panorama TV programme at the Castlebeck-owned Winterbourne View hospital near Hambrook.
BASW is ‘optimistic’ about the future of social worker registration following today’s move of regulation of social workers in England from the General Social Care Council to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), but will continue to campaign for registration to be extended to student social workers, and for…
The number of elderly care homes achieving good standards of nutrition remains a subject of much scrutiny for the sector, with a Saga report looking into the expenditure of Sefton Council’s care homes finding that an average of £3.93 per day only is being spent on food.