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Adults

Number of adults subject to a section 42 safeguarding enquiry rose 6% last year

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Adults

Green paper on older people’s social care to be published by summer 2018

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Workforce

‘Deregulation’ in children’s social work needs more time to prove effectiveness, research says

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Children

School too easily reassured by lack of social work action in case of drug-misusing boy, review finds

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Workforce

BASW attacks media after death threats against social workers named in articles

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Children

Judge says council can be named in grandmother’s criticism of conduct in care case

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Mental Health

Community treatment orders offer few social benefits for patients with psychotic illnesses, research finds

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Adults

Social workers: take our survey on the use of funding panels in adults’ services

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Children

Domestic abuse: why we need alternatives to incident-led responses

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Children

Children’s social care experts to lead ‘care crisis review’

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Children

‘Social work must challenge political and public anxieties about child protection’

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Workforce

Drive to create more diverse workforce in social work through apprenticeships

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Workforce

Gender should be a side issue in debates over social work’s diversity

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Adults

Delayed transfers of care hit 18-month low but targets still set to be missed

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Children

Proposed change to Working Together guidance could leave social workers ‘exposed’

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Children

Working Together changes: what social workers need to know

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