Entrust Blog

Social workers feel powerless to intervene in cases of child neglect, finds survey

13 Mar 2015

Action for Children found social workers feel less empowered to help children suffering neglect than police, doctors and headteachers

Most authorities don’t know whether social workers’ caseloads are at an unsafe level

12 Mar 2015

A Community Care investigation has revealed implementation of the employer standards has been inconsistent, and many frontline workers don't know they exist

‘Social workers’ caseloads should be managed to provide more time for assessments under Care Act’

10 Mar 2015

Practitioners need to understand more about the person and their community to implement the strengths-based approach to assessment envisaged by legislation, says guide

Social worker launches petition to stop Cameron’s proposal to jail social workers

06 Mar 2015

Zowie Overy, a children's social worker, started the petition after the PM's controversial announcement earlier this week

The top 85 actions you could take to stand up for social work

04 Mar 2015

A list of large and small things you can do to stand up for social work whether you're a social worker, manager, politician or member of the public

‘The social worker as a social scientist’: the dilemma of juggling research and practice

02 Mar 2015

Rhian Taylor undertook a social work research project alongside her practice. Here's what she learnt from the experience...