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News and blogs

New care models and social care

On world social work day, Samantha Jones, Director – new care models programme explains how social workers are playing a vital role in changing the way we deliver care.       Recent developments have seen social workers play a key role in integrated care teams, which support older people and those living with long-term conditions to manage […]