Reflections on the lack of self-care in social workers
Karin Heber, Professional Officer at SASW shares her reflections on why social workers don't practice what they preach when it comes to self-care...
BASW writes to new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Maris Stratulis, BASW England National Director, and Dr Ruth Allen, BASW CEO, write to Sajid Javid MP.
Bans on eviction enforcement - an update for social workers
During the pandemic, the UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments all placed limits on enforcement of evictions in recognition of the number of people who were struggling with the financial consequences of...
SWU joins Future Social Care Coalition Group
SWU’s status as a member of the FSCA enables the collective voice of its members to be heard at a key moment, and possibly a pivotal time in the history of social care.
BASW England 80-20 Campaign Survey 2021: Where are we three years on?
BASW England have refreshed the 2018 survey which resulted in campaigning to reverse the trend which saw children and families social workers spending just 20% of their time in direct contact with...
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
BASW response to audit report into Government’s response to pandemic
Social care and social work must be recognised as equals to healthcare, with greater transparency on key decisions
BASW Blog: The BASW 50th Anniversary Project - End of a journey and a nod to a new and exciting future
Gaby Zavoli, BASW Heritage project co-ordinator, looks back through a wonderful period of activities and celebrations – and encourages members to join us for a special reflection event next week.
National Age Assessment Board: BASW receives response from Home Office following consultation submission
In the response, the Immigration Minister referred to plans for a National Age Assessment Board (NAAB), a proposal that 50% of respondents to our survey disagreed with.