Entrust Blog

Managers do not understand complexity of social work cases in council, Ofsted finds

18 Apr 2016

An inspection recommended Northumberland council needed to take action to reduce social work caseloads and that they match the knowledge and experience of each social worker

Words to inspire: Social work and poetry

08 Apr 2016

Poems can offer social workers hope and refreshed empathy, says Rhian Taylor

‘She deserves to live somewhere where she is happy’

06 Apr 2016

An independent mental health advocate reflects on a day of safeguarding, moving on issues and report writing

HCPC plans to add five new standards of proficiency for social workers

04 Apr 2016

Changes to standards of proficiency will require social workers to be willing to reassess conclusions and identify professional resilience strategies

NHS should employ more social workers, says chief social worker for adults

24 Mar 2016

Integration will remain an aspiration until the value of social work is more widely recognised in the health service, says Lyn Romeo

Care Act triggers surge in safeguarding cases

18 Mar 2016

Latest LGA stocktake shows councils handled 100,000 adult safeguarding enquiries in first six months of legislation coming into force