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Concannon, Liam – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2006
The rise of new public management has seen the role of the social worker becoming increasingly administrative and less about face to face contact with service users. When commissioning managers seek to help people with learning disabilities plan their services, who actually makes the decisions? Direct payments are proposed as the answer for people…
Descriptors: Social Work, Learning Disabilities, Inclusive Schools, Caseworkers