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04/30/2010 05:28 PM
Election immigration plans 'spell trouble for social care'
Plans from all three parties to tighten immigration controls could restrict recruitment to adult social care and damage the quality of services, according to sector heads. (Picture: Alamy)


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BBC News and Sport Search: disability benefits | Archive

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04/08/2010 08:19 PM
Ill child's family loses benefits
A Leicestershire father who has lost hundreds of pounds in benefits because his daughter is in hospital calls for a system review.

04/07/2010 02:34 AM
BBC West TV area goes all-digital
The BBC West area goes entirely digital as the analogue signal is switched off in the Mendip Transmitter.

04/06/2010 07:29 AM
Election 2010 - What's your big issue?
BBC News online asked our readers to tell us the key issue that will decide their vote

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Learning difficulties news and articles from Community Care | Archive

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Read learning difficulties news and articles from Community Care as soon as they're published.


04/30/2010 03:29 PM
Good Practice: Dimensions' journey to personalisation
In 2008, care provider Dimensions decided to transform itself in line with the personalisation agenda. It has now recounted its journey in a book. Natalie Valios reports

04/30/2010 03:06 PM
Career clinic: developing skills in a changing sector
Q: I am a social worker in a learning disability team in local authority adults' services where the council has started a voluntary redundancy programme. Experienced social workers are leaving and being replaced by unqualified staff. I agree with the principles behind personalisation, but I'm worried that my skills are being devalued in this "brave new world". What can I do to ensure I and my social work skills have a future in my current role?

04/26/2010 04:56 PM
Care home manager struck off for cruelty
A care home manager who displayed "an element of cruelty" in abusing a service user with learning disabilities has been struck off. Angela Turner,...

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Adult services news from Community Care. Read all the latest adult services stories as soon as they're published.


04/30/2010 05:28 PM
Election immigration plans 'spell trouble for social care'
Plans from all three parties to tighten immigration controls could restrict recruitment to adult social care and damage the quality of services, according to sector heads. (Picture: Alamy)

04/30/2010 04:56 PM
Care worker who barricaded service user in room loses appeal
A care worker who barricaded a man with severe physical and mental disabilities in a room with a mop handle has lost his appeal over his removal from the Protection of Vulnerable Adults list.

04/30/2010 04:53 PM
Adass and LGA warn of extra council costs from ILF cut
Council leaders have warned that local authorities face extra costs from the Independent Living Fund's decision to restrict its care payments in future to...

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04/30/2010 06:51 PM
Election 2010: Which websites are you using?
A round-up of useful websites providing election information and coverage. Which ones are you using?

04/26/2010 10:15 AM
Charity pool appeal is launched
A Kent charity launches a campaign to raise £220,000 to rebuild its hydrotherapy pool for people with disabilities.

04/22/2010 04:03 PM
School man caught with child porn
A primary school assistant from Glasgow pleads guilty to possessing more than 21,000 indecent images of children.

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05/02/2010 03:35 PM
Missing man found safe and well
A man who went missing from a mental health unit in Somerset is found safe and well.

05/02/2010 08:36 AM
Drugs among candidates' concerns
Parliamentary candidates discuss the problems of crime and drugs in the Boscombe area of Bournemouth.

05/02/2010 08:32 AM
Debate on mental health services
Mental health services should be kept in east Berkshire, candidates in Maidenhead say amid fears patients may be sent to Reading.

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Read the latest mental health information and mental health news from Community Care.


04/26/2010 12:12 PM
Dementia: What would Tories, Labour and Lib Dems do if they were elected
Vern Pitt asks three of the politicians responsible for their parties' adult social care brief what they will do for dementia care if they form the next government

04/23/2010 05:24 PM
Too much waste on pointless mental health therapies
Although Michael Fitzpatrick concedes some treatments for mental health problems are valid, too much is spent on those that are not

04/23/2010 05:17 PM
The benefits of cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia patients
Cognitive stimulation therapy is gaining a positive reputation among some professionals but news of its benefits is slow to travel, writes Jackie Cosh

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