Published on 4th December 2018
The number of local authorities judged to be good or outstanding for their social care continues to rise, Ofsted's annual report states.
Published on 24th November 2018
One in eight 5 to 19-year- olds have at least one mental health problem when assessed in 2017, official statistics have revealed.
Published on 7th November 2018
Early help services are under extreme threat, children's services leaders have warned.
Published on 8th October 2018
Local authorities should proactively raise awareness of home adaptations support and how people can access it, a report has urged.
Published on 3rd October 2018
The number of children going missing due to links with county drugs lines has been reduced in a Home Office funded project in Kent.
Published on 13th September 2018
Children and young people who have experienced abuse or neglect should receive support from a consistent group of practitioners, a NICE draft quality standard has said.
Published on 4th September 2018
Locum social workers will need to renew registration between now and 30 November.
Published on 22nd August 2018
The Department of Health and NHS England have asked NICE to develop a guideline about rehabilitation after traumatic injury.
Published on 30th July 2018
A locum social worker, or agency social worker, is a social worker who works for an organisation on a short-term contract rather than a permanent basis. A locum social worker tends to use a social work recruitment agency to find suitable social work placements.