BASW England writes open letter on Adult Social Care
BASW England’s Adults Policy, Practice and Education Group has written an open letter to the Secretary of State and to all leadership contenders for the Conservative Party.
Tay Jiva awarded an MBE
Tay Jiva (BASW England Ambassador) has received an MBE award for her contribution to children’s services
BASW and SCIE survey on digital capabilities in social work
Take the survey now What is this survey about? Social workers in the UK use digital technologies and resources every day. But little is known about their overall experiences, knowledge, concerns and...
The NHS must recognise and embed the vital role of social work in the development of the People Plan
BASW England response to the publication of the Interim NHS People Plan
BASW responds to Children’s Commissioner’s report
BASW has responded to this week’s publication from the Children’s Commissioner for England – ‘Far less than they deserve: Children with learning disabilities or autism living in mental health...
BASW responds to LeDeR annual report
BASW has responded to this week’s publication of the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme’s 2018 annual report, which indicate ongoing concerns about the premature deaths of...
A survey on funding for children's services
Your responses will help continue to make that case for additional funding in services that help some of the most vulnerable children and young people across the England.
Call for Evidence APPG for Social Work: to help shape the new Mental Health Act
BASW is calling on social workers – members and non-members – to help shape the new Mental Health Act.
BASW England’s 80-20 Campaign conference review
On Thursday 4th April, in Birmingham, BASW England held its first conference for its 80:20 Campaign, in partnership with the University of Sussex.
BASW England and the BISWG launch revised practice guidance for social workers
BASW England and the Brain Injury Social Workers Group (BISWG) are delighted to jointly launch revised practice guidance for social workers titled ‘Understanding People Affected by Brain Injury’.
BASW survey on government consultation on training to understand the needs of people with a learning disability and/or autism
The government wants to know how we can make sure that health and social care staff have the right training to understand the needs of people with a learning disability and/or autism – this...
Relationships – the power of kindness, humanity and love
As an international federation of social workers we want to make the world a better place, and as such we never forget that stories of change belong to ordinary people who have faced unimaginable...
Westminster plays host to award-winning social workers
Social Worker of the Year 2018 winners rubbed shoulders with ministers and sector organisations – including BASW – at a celebratory reception
Practice Educator Practice Standards (PEPs) Consultation Survey
BASW has taken ownership of the Practice Educator Practice Standards (PEPS) and we are committed to promoting high standards of professional practice and practice education that is owned across the...
BASW England’s Doing the Best Together review
Last week, BASW England held a day long conference at the Greenwood Centre in Camden, London to ensure the voices of adults with learning disabilities were heard to inform our development of the...
Share your views with BASW England on the Social Work England consultation on rules and standards
Share your views with BASW England on the Social Work England consultation on: - Professional standards Qualifying education and training standards Education and training rules Registration rules...
BASW speaks to MPs in SEND inquiry
BASW calls for relationship based, co-production at ministerial meeting discussing recent reforms to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Social Work England to host consultation events
Social Work England is urging social workers to provide input at a series of events, organised as part of a ten-week consultation period to inform the new regulator’s governance.
The role of social workers in disasters
BASW England looks to raise awareness, but also formalise, the important role social workers play in disaster recovery