Entrust Blog

‘Will Silent Witness compound views that no child is safe from removal?’

23 Jan 2015

The latest episode of crime drama, Silent Witness, showed some appreciation for the pressures of social work but it was littered with inaccuracies, writes BASW professional officer Sue Kent

‘Worst portrayal of the social work profession I have seen EVER!’

21 Jan 2015

A collection of responses to the latest episode of forensic crime drama, Silent Witness, which saw a social worker at the centre of the story

Chief social worker to ‘strengthen’ skills statement’s focus on Mental Capacity Act

20 Jan 2015

Adult's chief Lyn Romeo to give more prominent role to capacity laws in forthcoming knowledge and skills statement

BASW slams ‘aspirational’ guidance on health and welfare of looked-after children

19 Jan 2015

Social workers respond to government consultation on the guidance, which would come into force in March this year

College calls for specialist ‘older people’s’ option in social work training

16 Jan 2015

Proposals outlined in white paper designed to start debate on what constitutes 'excellent' social work with older people

BASW warns sector leaders not to sweep social worker stress under the carpet

12 Jan 2015

The professional body cautioned against complacence after leaders' contradictory responses to Community Care's stress survey