Entrust Blog

Social worker pride a factor in ‘good’ children’s service

18 May 2016

An Ofsted inspection found that a strong loyalty to the council from social workers helped make children's services 'good'

If every university social work department shut when would busy practitioners notice?

16 May 2016

Social workers need protected study time so they can learn about the latest research and apply it in practice, argues Matt Bee

Inspectors praise ‘well informed’ social work assessments in abuse and neglect cases

12 May 2016

Joint inspection of Central Bedfordshire also found link social workers for GP practices had boosted communication

Social workers fare well in accreditation pilot

29 Apr 2016

Initial analysis of accreditation pilot results suggests vast majority of practitioners performed well, Community Care has learned

Council to regain control of social work from provider following performance issues

21 Apr 2016

Performance problems, financial pressures and NHS policy shifts behind Swindon decision not to renew contract with social enterprise SEQOL

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