Specialist profile

Miss Karen Lashington
Contact details
Business name: K Social Care Consultancy Limited
Limited company registered in: England and Wales
Company's registered number:


Address: 144 Lowerhouses Lane
City: Huddersfield
County: West Yorkshire
Postal Code: HD5 8JX
Telephone: +447565767448
Professional information
Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families, Mental Health
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: London, England: North East, England: North West, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber

I qualified in Social Work in 1997 and worked in residential, hospital and Community Care Teams prior to incorporating the above limited company in 2011. I have also trained numerous social work students, currently operate as Vice Chair of a community group and completed over 250 Best Interest Assessments. My area of expertise is mental health and capacity issues, although I can take a systematic approach to working with families, colleagues, managers and other professionals. I enjoy the challenges of the profession and do not consider change to be an arduous unnecessary part of the role as I enjoy the learning and always seek positive outcomes.

I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Research, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector


Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Lifeskills Coach, Befriending, Immigration and Resettlement, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Suicide Prevention.