Entrust Blog

Law will be changed to increase adoptions, government announces

14 Jan 2016

Education secretary Nicky Morgan unveils measures to prioritise permanence and therapeutic care in placement decisions for vulnerable children

Government urged to consider local authority capacity when dispersing child refugees

07 Jan 2016

The recommendation that the UK resettle 3,000 more unaccompanied asylum-seeking children was made in a report by the International Development Committee

More money for adoption support as government sets out children’s services plans

05 Jan 2016

Increase to Adoption Support Fund among series of announcements, which also included decision not to make independent advocates for trafficked children statutory

Social work hero: ‘I actually cried when he shut the case’

18 Dec 2015

Child protection social worker Stephen Field not only makes a difference but knows the trust placed in him is a privilege

David Cameron announces ‘landmark’ reforms to tackle ‘inadequate’ children’s services

15 Dec 2015

The Prime Minister said that local authorities that fail persistently will be taken over by high-performing local authorities, child protection experts or charities

A social worker whose empathy delivers hope: this week’s hero

11 Dec 2015

Ramadam Ahmeti, in Kent's south coast community mental health team, never lets a diagnosis interfere with his focus on the individual