September 2014

Documentary shows ‘radical’ way of helping children with behavioural difficulties

29 Sep 2014

C5's Too Tough To Teach airs tonight and takes you inside a specialist school without punishments, rewards or physical restraint

Social workers making the right decisions to protect children, say guardians

25 Sep 2014

In over 80% of cases local authorities were right to make applications for care proceedings when there were no other courses of action

Four models for boosting social care assessment capacity under the Care Act

23 Sep 2014

Online assessments, outsourcing to voluntary sector and community 'drop-ins' all under consideration by local authorities

‘We rarely need to take action over a registrant’s use of social networking sites’, says HCPC director

17 Sep 2014

If you follow guidelines about what you share and who can access your profile, there is no reason to avoid social media and it can even benefit your CPD, says the HCPC's director of policy and standards

Mental health bed pressures making AMHP role ‘untenable’, warns BASW

15 Sep 2014

Problems accessing hospital care for acutely unwell people leading to 'potentially dangerous' care, social workers warn.

‘Why social care for people with learning disabilities must be a 2015 election issue’

11 Sep 2014

Good quality social care can be vital to people with learning disabilities but too many are being let down by the system, writes Mencap's CEO