GSCC seeks guidelines on workload and staff ratios

December 2008
Community Care;12/11/2008, Issue 1751, p4
The article reports that the General Social Care Council (GSCC) is seeking guidelines on minimum staffing requirements for social work teams to address workload and staff ratios in London, England. This follows a report which reveals that social workers in the area were unable to action all cases efficiently due to heavy workloads. Issues on recruitment problems and the need for greater investment are discussed.


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