Entrust Blog

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

Government publishes guide to bust adoption law myths and misconceptions

11 Nov 2014

Martin Narey hopes the document will reassure social workers that the law on adoption has not changed following recent judgements

How the Care Quality Commission is changing the way it regulates social care

05 Nov 2014

A return to rating services, an end to annual inspections and the introduction of specialist inspectors are among the key changes being made by the CQC

‘My son’s social care support shows me another side to the system I work in’

03 Nov 2014

Steve Palmer from the Social Care Institute for Excellence gives an insight into his personal experience of social care

Average caseloads rise 34% in the past year amidst government “complacency”

29 Oct 2014

Unmanageable caseloads have led to most social workers losing a member of their team