Adults

ADASS president highlights effects of cuts to social care and urges ‘collective endeavour’ to tackle unmet need

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Children

Young children not routinely told why they are in care, survey finds

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Adults

Domestic violence protection notices and orders: what social workers need to know

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Adults

Social work diary: ‘My preparation pays off – it’s a positive meeting’

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Children

DfE steps in at Northamptonshire as social workers say they are ‘drowning’

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Children

Council to review policies after children’s services failed to support parents to see dying baby

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted interview: Training and performance management and their contribution to ‘good’

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Adults

Justification for Liberty Protection Safeguards care home plan unclear as bill enters critical phase

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Workforce

How writing a novel helped me reflect on my social work practice

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Workforce

What would make social workers consider a new job?

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Children, Workforce

Tribunal finds ‘no evidence’ social work boss had to work excessively

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Adults

Council failed to comply with Care Act guidance when accommodating service user, finds ombudsman

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Adults

Social work diary: ‘I receive an unexpected call from someone who has been abstinent for nearly a month’

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Children

Cuts risk more child protection plans, ‘outstanding’ county warns

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Children

‘I’d seen too much violence’: county lines networks and how services are struggling to respond

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Adults

Safeguarding adults with dementia: top tips

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