Entrust Blog

‘We rarely need to take action over a registrant’s use of social networking sites’, says HCPC director

17 Sep 2014

If you follow guidelines about what you share and who can access your profile, there is no reason to avoid social media and it can even benefit your CPD, says the HCPC's director of policy and standards

Mental health bed pressures making AMHP role ‘untenable’, warns BASW

15 Sep 2014

Problems accessing hospital care for acutely unwell people leading to 'potentially dangerous' care, social workers warn.

‘Why social care for people with learning disabilities must be a 2015 election issue’

11 Sep 2014

Good quality social care can be vital to people with learning disabilities but too many are being let down by the system, writes Mencap's CEO

Social work diary: ‘They call it ‘historic abuse’ but for the boy it is a daily living hell’

10 Sep 2014

A social worker in children's services reflects on a tough week...

Post-Rotherham, whistleblowing in social care needs an urgent review

09 Sep 2014

Wirral whistleblower, Martin Morton: Rotheram abuse scandal reveals need for more robust whistleblowing processes

Make social care free at point of use for critical needs, says commission

08 Sep 2014

King's Fund's Barker Commission says split between funding systems for NHS and social care is unfair and must end