Children's and adults' staff stretched and overburdened

October 2009
Community Care;10/22/2009, Issue 1792, p9
The article presents information regarding the findings of a Social Work Task Force survey which found that children's and adults' social workers are stretched and overburdened in Great Britain. The survey showed that only 29% stuck to their contracted hours, while 12% worked fewer, usually due to sickness. The survey asked 1,153 social workers and managers in about 25 local authorities and voluntary sector organisations.


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