Entrust Blog

Government restricts children’s services outsourcing to non-profit providers following ‘privatisation’ row

24 Jun 2014

Councils will be given powers to delegate children's services functions from Autumn 2014 but only to not-for-profit providers, government confirms

Supreme Court ruling triggers sharp rise in deprivation of liberty notifications to CQC

23 Jun 2014

Social workers warn of ‘far reaching’ impact of judgement in 'P v Cheshire West' and 'P and Q v Surrey' cases

Government rejects ’20 mile limit’ on children’s home placements

20 Jun 2014

Response to education select committee also rules out national residential care strategy

What the Care Act 2014 means for social workers

19 Jun 2014

The draft statutory guidance puts flesh on the bone on how social workers will be required to practice under the legislation that comes into force in April 2015

Survey reveals half of autistic adults ‘abused by someone they regarded as a friend’

18 Jun 2014

National Autistic Society calls for support to prevent abuse and neglect to made explicit in Care Act regulations

Call for action on work-life balance after survey reveals the pressure social work places on practitioners’ home lives

17 Jun 2014

Unison and Community Care reveal the full results of the Social Work Watch survey, which offers a snapshot of a typical day in the life of social workers