Entrust Blog

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

UK social workers are part of a global profession – let’s celebrate it

15 Mar 2016

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.

Social workers’ values influence assessment outcomes more than eligibility thresholds

07 Mar 2016

Report on adult social care savings recommends councils focus on improving social work consistency instead of cutting staff

Social workers must fight for service user rights and the profession’s soul

29 Feb 2016

Alliances between practitioners, service users and carers offer the best challenge to damaging policies, writes Peter Beresford