Money intended to ensure workforce readiness and raise public awareness of the changes in the Social Services and Well-being Act
Winners of the 2014 Social Worker of the Year Awards said the House of Commons reception was the ‘icing on the cake’
Community interest company, Tonic Housing, is hoping to develop residential and domiciliary care services that better reflect the identity of the older LGBT community
Could 'Known To Social Services' buck the trend of social workers and their careers being poorly represented in the media?
Mark Drakeford, health and social services minister for the Welsh Government, talks to Community Care about the rationale behind the country’s social care reforms.
Newly qualified social worker referred to HCPC after struggling with time management given further suspension
The Cafcass social worker has not taken steps to remedy her conduct during the original suspension period because of a bereavement
Care provider owes 184 workers almost £40,000 for non-payment of the minimum wage, reveals government
Northamptonshire County Council will retain 150 of its 4,000 staff members in a £68m budget cut
The Regulation and Inspection Bill will shift the responsibility for care failings away from the frontline to ensure providers are held accountable
A failure to manage Charlotte Faux's perception of her discharge contributed to her death, the coroner said
‘Don’t call me Mr Fixer’: an interim manager’s lessons learned turning around failing social services
Mark Gurrey explains how you shift an organisation's culture, why things go wrong and why he's no 'Mr Fix-it'
The social worker received a 12 month ban after being cautioned by the police
A social work academic reflects on a visit to her old service and the passion of the profession's next generation...
Serious case review finds lack of coordinated, holistic response to teenager's needs represented 'out of sight, out of mind' culture
Inspectors said the care at Merok Park in Surrey was ‘simply unacceptable’, with an overpowering smell of urine and severe staff shortages also among the failings
This social approach to supporting people experiencing mental health crisis is gaining momentum in the sector but could it be the lever for change social work is looking for? Rachel Carter reports.
Local government minister says councils have been effective in procuring care services, despite concerns over short home care visits
Under new legislation, every child in Scotland will have a 'named person' appointed as a guardian of their wellbeing