Coronavirus Act – 6 Month Renewal
This briefing is an update to the 1st April 2020 ‘The Coronavirus Act 2020 and Social Work Practice’ briefing
BASW Chair blog: Inclusion Week 2020
BASW Chair Gerry Nosowska blogs on the theme of this year's National Inclusion Week - Each One, Reach One...
BASW response to the MAC report
BASW is calling for “a review of barriers for care workers” to tackle the UK’s social care churn and vacancy rate, following a warning to government from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).
Swansea Working Conditions and Wellbeing Toolkit Pilot
Read an update on how the Working Conditions and Wellbeing Toolkit pilot project is progressing in Swansea
InclusionWeek2020 – Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people
It is fitting that the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Social Work Association (GRTSW Association) has been founded so close to this year’s National Inclusion Week, with the theme for 2020 being Each One...
BASW England backs Children's Commissioner call for investment
BASW England echoes the Children’s Commissioner’s pledge for a significant investment in children’s services, which is critical at a time when the coronavirus is deemed the greatest threat to...
Adult Social Work: BASW England Hospital Discharge sub-group initial statement and survey
An important hospital discharge guidance document was published in March 2020 which made it possible for health and care systems to immediately introduce the discharge to assess model to support...
John McGowan, General Secretary reports on the SWU AGM
The Social Workers Union 2020 AGM reinforced the positives with being a social work and some great successful motions were presented albeit in a different format this year.