Showcasing the best of social care's online community
Social worker Matt Bee argues social work and hot desking are perfectly compatible, so long as you do it right
A child protection social worker on deciding how much to disclose about her own experiences in care
18 months ago Richard Griffiths swapped a career in sports journalism for social work. Here he gives his take on The College of Social Work's closure, and how the profession should respond.
An approach that encourages people to find solutions to their needs in their community is saving money and improving lives, argues Brian Frisby
Adoptive parent and founder of charity The Open Nest, Amanda Boorman says too much focus is placed on recruitment, not support of adopters
There is a big difference between saying how much work you are doing and getting the work done, says Blair McPherson
Social worker Sally-ann Rodbourne tells Community Care how she's responding to moves to shut the college
Professor Ray Jones argues action is needed as the college joins the social care institution graveyard
A substance misuse social worker talks through her day spent providing motivation, understanding and gaining trust
An adult social care charity has found flipping the care planning approach on its head shows the difference it makes when the individual is in control
BAAF director John Simmonds explains the five things government should bear in mind when reforming the adoption system
A children's social worker talks about late nights, flat car batteries and a difficult child protection enquiry
As failing councils scramble for agency staff little thought is being given to long term stability and the answers that are so desperately needed
The national demo on 20 June will see social workers and service users stand together to challenge injustice, writes Kirk Lewis.