Social care

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Gloria Randall obituary
Other lives: Social worker in London who had fled Nazi Germany in 1939

Lucian Randall

16, May, 2022 @8:34 PM

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Private children’s home bosses in England criticised over huge profits
Head of industry association hits out at children’s home owners ‘getting rich off taxpayers’ money’

Helen Pidd North of England editor

16, May, 2022 @1:04 PM

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Ann Buchanan obituary
Academic and social worker who was less interested in theories than in practical solutions

Terry Philpot

13, May, 2022 @5:27 PM

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‘Being homeless felt inevitable’: after years in care, I was living in a tent. Who was to blame?
I survived care, criminality and homelessness to become an award-winning journalist – but the system I endured makes such success stories vanishingly rare

Daniel Lavelle

12, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UK must protect child influencers from exploitation, MPs say
Concerns raised that ‘kidfluencers’ are being used by parents to capitalise on lucrative social media market

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

09, May, 2022 @7:37 AM

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Ukraine refugees in UK face waits of up to two years for war trauma therapy
Services across country are patchy with some areas ‘treatment deserts’ when it comes to trauma, say experts

Josh Halliday and Diane Taylor

09, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Underfunding and staff shortages are driving aged care sector to ‘untenable standstill’, major provider warns
BaptistCare says pressures are hitting vulnerable residents as well as employees and pleads for action from whoever wins government

Christopher Knaus

09, May, 2022 @3:33 AM

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Care homes in England demand revival of Covid fund to pay isolating staff
Providers and Unison tell Sajid Javid workers are changing jobs or turning to food banks as they cannot afford to stay at home

Robert Booth

05, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Victoria’s budget delivers ‘lean’ funding for community organisations but is welcomed by others
Health groups welcomed $12bn investment in the sector, but not everyone is happy with the budget

Adeshola Ore and Ben Butler

03, May, 2022 @8:45 AM

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Vulnerable children deserve better | Letters
Twenty years after the Victoria Climbié report, our social services are still bedevilled by poor practice

01, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Finally, this reckless government faces a reckoning for Covid deaths in care homes | Charlie Williams
The high court ruling that sending untested patients into care homes in early 2020 was unlawful gives those of us who lost loved ones some hope, says Charlie Williams, spokesperson for Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice UK

Charlie Williams

28, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Thrown to the wolves’: Covid care home ruling is bitter victory for relatives
Analysis: The high court found policy that sent untested people into homes was illegal and irrational

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

27, Apr, 2022 @5:12 PM

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