Media bashing of highly paid directors masks the true problems around appointing interim social care managers
Children living with parental alcohol misuse are missing out on support if their parents have not already sought treatment, according to a report by the children’s commissioner. The report used local authority data and interviews with children, parents and professionals in three different local authorities. It found that existing support focuses on the adult or young […]
Going on strike presented an ethical dilemma but I made this stand on the issue of fairness, writes Edd Donovan
A children's commissioner report has found children living with parental alcohol misuse are falling through the cracks
Peter Lewis' contract has been terminated. Council boss says highest paid director of children's services in England does not offer 'value for money'
Appointed in August, McNally was undergoing an introductory period this month before formally beginning in November
Social work cartoon: 'Office changes'
CQC State of Care report finds standard of social care generally improving but warns of nursing shortage
A Nottingham care home has had its contract with the council suspended after three successive CQC inspections found training and supervision to be lacking
Regional grant announced after stocktake exercise revealed council concerns over training capacity and workforce readiness
‘Social work in the Arctic? What were you doing, counselling penguins?’ Reactions to The Apprentice’s first social worker
Steven Ugoalah had already brought attention to himself in his audition where he claimed to be the best social worker in the world, said he would find a way to be excellent on Mars and said he was the only social worker to have done social work in the Arctic.
Siobhan Condon was sanctioned by the HCPC last month for posting comments about a case on Facebook, she has spoken to Community Care and reflected on her experiences
Nine out of 10 care homes and hospitals had elements of poor or variable care, review by social care regulator finds
Chief social worker for adults puts plans out to consultation as part of 'knowledge and skills statement' for social workers in adults services
Steven Ugoalah spent a year in the Arctic doing community development social work and currently runs his own consultancy and property portfolio
BASW says chief social worker's statement ignores non-statutory social work and could add bureaucracy to social work education
Next week's general strike has been cancelled while unions consider the new deal
The latest cartoon from Fran
How is the cap on bursaries affecting social work courses? Two educators share the sometimes saddening results of a of their year 1 cohort