Entrust Blog

Deprivation of liberty: Law Commission eyes ‘simpler’ system to protect rights

24 Apr 2015

Reforms will look to strike right balance by offering 'less cumbersome scheme' that retains effective safeguards

Election 2015: What would the main parties do for social work?

21 Apr 2015

A simple breakdown of the five main parties' biggest and most eye-catching plans for social care and social work

Principal social workers: local gains, but a missed national opportunity

15 Apr 2015

Tony Stanley, deputy chair of the principal social workers' network, explains why he thinks the role is failing

Deprivation of liberty: 27 case examples to help social workers comply with landmark ruling

10 Apr 2015

List of cases issued as part of guidance drawn up by Law Society to help handle practical implications of last year's 'Cheshire West' ruling

Tour de Care Act: Social worker cycles 85 miles to spread word about reforms

08 Apr 2015

To mark the Care Act coming into force, social worker Kate Linhart embarked on a two wheeled tour to raise awareness of it

Could emotional intelligence training help reduce stress among social workers?

02 Apr 2015

As well as improving practice with service users, knowing how to recognise and manage your own and others’ emotions could help prevent burnout. Laura Biggart explains her team’s research