BASW welcomes clarification over third-party child asylum interviews
BASW has been concerned that private companies would be carrying out interviews with those who were seeking asylum and were or claimed to be under 18, without appropriate expertise or staff.
Blog: ‘A Social Europe is possible! The young generation of Social Workers are the spearhead of change’
It was clear that BASW has built some very important relationships within Europe which I see as contributing positively to the developing future and ongoing progression of Social Work.
BASW England London Branch is seeking a new Branch Chair
Current Chair shares some of the great work the London Branch have achieved so far
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week.
Scottish Association of Social Work warns of significant pressure on justice services in midst of community service backlog
SASW writes to Cabinet Secretary for Justice amidst ongoing community service hour backlog.
BASW England responds to latest Public Health England report into deaths of people identified as having learning disabilities during spring wave of Covid-19
This latest information paints an increasingly stark and concerning picture about the way that people with learning disabilities have been treated throughout the first wave of the pandemic.
Liberty Protection Safeguards: BASW responds to the UK Government’s decision to remove the role from care home managers to arrange assessments and gather information in England
From the outset, BASW has viewed the proposed role for care home managers as unworkable and is pleased to see the government’s recognition of sector opposition to the proposal.
Social Workers Union (SWU) celebrates 14,000-member milestone
Felicity Brown is the lucky 14,000 member and will be receiving a gift from SWU to celebrate such an incredible milestone.
This Week in Westminster – Friday 13 November
There are calls from across Parliament to recognise that people living in care and health settings need to see their loved ones through family member and social worker visits.