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Safeguarding, social workers and other revisions in Care and Support statutory guidance update

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The new edition supersedes the version issued in October 2014 and takes into account the regulatory changes, feedback from stakeholders and care sector developments following the postponement of social care funding reforms to 2020. Most revisions have been made for …

Powers of delegation extended to all Local Authorities following successful pilot programme

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The Department of Health has made a power to delegate statutory functions available to all English local authorities following the end of a national pilot programme. The adult social care social work practice (SWP) pilots were launched in 2011 to …

Funding opens to support voluntary organisations that improve health and social care

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Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb announces the latest funding to help voluntary organisations improve people’s health and well-being. The latest round of funding to support voluntary and community organisations to improve people’s health and well-being has now opened, the …