Entrust Blog

Number of looked-after children at 30-year high, government data reveals

05 Oct 2015

The number of looked-after children is now 'higher than at any point since 1985', official statistics said

Care leavers’ accommodation needs addressed by new framework

30 Sep 2015

The framework, developed by charities and local authorities, sets out five steps councils should take to help care leavers into better housing

Special guardianship orders: What needs to change?

24 Sep 2015

Community Care looks at the key concerns and recommendations from the social work sector about special guardianship

Should social workers fear David Cameron’s plans to intervene in children’s services?

18 Sep 2015

Social workers have reacted with concern and, in some cases, fear to David Cameron's speech last week, but is this justified?

Social work with asylum seekers opened my eyes to the horrors of war

14 Sep 2015

It is vital to remember that everyone has a story to tell and a reason for coming here, writes Social Work Outlaw

Are child protection thresholds too high?

10 Sep 2015

As a Community Care survey finds that 71% of social workers feel the threshold for child protection has risen, we ask whether the system for child protection thresholds is in crisis