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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 …

NCAS 2015: LGA's hopes for the conference and the Spending Review

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"The first NCAS conference since the General Election looks set to be packed with discussion and debate around many of the important changes and opportunities coming to the adult and children’s social care sectors," says Izzi Seccombe, Councillor and Chair …

Continuity of care will protect the vulnerable from provider failure

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In just a few days’ time, part one of the Care Act 2014 will come into force. Local authorities will then have new duties and powers to maintain continuity of care in the event of service interruption caused by provider …