Entrust Blog

Deprivation of liberty ruling adding to ‘unprecedented pressure’ on Mental Health Professionals

30 Jun 2015

Cheshire West ruling has led to several AMHP teams facing surge in requests for Mental Health Act assessments, report finds

Child protection a ‘big focus’ for government over the next five years, Cameron says

24 Jun 2015

The Prime Minister outlined his plans to deal with failing children's services and extending the Troubled Families programme

Government commits £4.5m to help set up of regional adoption agencies

22 Jun 2015

Children's minister Edward Timpson has said the controversial plans will help to speed up the adoption process

How Ian McEwan is helping social workers stand up for social work

16 Jun 2015

Georgina Child relates how setting up a book club levels the playing field and inspires social workers to reflect on their own practice

Councils at risk of Care Act funding shortfall triggering further cuts to services, warns watchdog

11 Jun 2015

Government has implemented legislation well but flaws in cost estimates and demand uncertainties create funding risk for councils, says National Audit Office

Practitioner research shouldn’t stop just because you’ve qualified

08 Jun 2015

Carrying out research alongside frontline social work allows you to use practice experience to shape meaningful change, says Rachel Sempija