Entrust Blog

Social workers want a college that can negotiate with the government on policy

27 Aug 2015

Vast majority of respondents to a Community Care survey think a professional college is necessary, but less than half had been members of The College of Social Work

One in four care leavers taking advantage of ‘Staying Put’ reforms

25 Aug 2015

Local councils have warned that the Staying Put initiative have left them with a £13m funding shortfall

Protecting disabled children: What the latest research tells us

18 Aug 2015

A group of academics highlight the lessons for social workers from the latest studies of safeguarding disabled children

‘Core social work’ approach offers better outcomes at reduced cost, says report

10 Aug 2015

Study makes case for wider roll-out of local area coordination to strengthen communities, meet needs and reduce pressures on adults' services

To take our Care Act duties seriously, social workers must understand the impact of benefit cuts

03 Aug 2015

A social worker assesses the impact of the benefit changes announced in the Budget on people supported by adults' social services

Thousands of looked-after children forced to move school at least once a year

27 Jul 2015

Investigation by the Centre for Social Justice called figures 'truly shocking' and wants outcome scorecards to be introduced