Entrust Blog

‘More social work placements in mental health services needed’, says minister

26 Jun 2014

Shortage of placements for trainees brought up in Lords debate on mental health social work

Crisis-hit child protection system setting thresholds ‘deliberately high’, finds report

25 Jun 2014

Major report from the Centre for Social Justice warns radical wholescale reform is needed to repair England's failing child protection system

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