Entrust Blog

‘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

Children’s social workers face double assessment at end of first year in practice

22 Jul 2015

New test being developed by KPMG-led consortium will be on top of, not instead of, existing arrangements for newly qualified workers

Mental health patients sent hundreds of miles for beds as out of area placements rise 23 per cent

16 Jul 2015

Patients faced journeys of up to 370 miles for beds in 2014-15 as local services struggled to meet demand, Community Care research finds

Stand up for social work and decide what happens next for the social work profession

14 Jul 2015

Social workers should be inspired by the humble beginnings of the Royal College of GPs and know the power of grassroots action