Changes to standards of proficiency will require social workers to be willing to reassess conclusions and identify professional resilience strategies
Integration will remain an aspiration until the value of social work is more widely recognised in the health service, says Lyn Romeo
Latest LGA stocktake shows councils handled 100,000 adult safeguarding enquiries in first six months of legislation coming into force
Ruth Allen will take up post as BASW’s chief executive next month. Here, for World Social Work Day, she reflects on the theme of promoting dignity.
Report on adult social care savings recommends councils focus on improving social work consistency instead of cutting staff
Alliances between practitioners, service users and carers offer the best challenge to damaging policies, writes Peter Beresford