Entrust Blog

Social workers struggling with emotional impact of child abuse cases, finds NSPCC

26 Nov 2014

NSPCC and Coventry University research finds social workers want more training and better supervision to deal with child sexual abuse

Sir Keir Starmer warns against ‘witch hunting’ blame culture in social work

24 Nov 2014

Former head of the Crown Prosecution Service tells Community Care Live that individuals are taking the blame for society's failings

Social workers given advice on using powers of entry to protect adults at risk

21 Nov 2014

Guidance sets out legal provisions that practitioners can use in cases where access to a vulnerable adult is barred

Confusion for social workers as judge urges Supreme Court to reconsider deprivation of liberty stance

19 Nov 2014

Expert says Court of Protection ruling "flies in the face" of landmark Cheshire West judgement handed down in March by Supreme Court

Is tackling neglect no longer the job of social workers?

18 Nov 2014

As child protection referrals continue to rise social workers are being forced to leave the issue of neglect to other professionals

National measure of service user satisfaction with safeguarding proposed for 2016

13 Nov 2014

Information centre says national benchmark needed to help identify best practice and differences between local authorities