Independent Review of Children's Social Care - BASW England full response
Our focus in this response, on behalf of our members, is on the implications for the social work profession, social workers, and on the potential impact on the children and families served by the...
People waiting for assessments, care or reviews: BASW England responds to ADASS member survey
Brexit, the pandemic and austerity are recognised as major issues that continue to impact access to adult social care.
UK Government consultation on the draft Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice - BASW response
A key area of concern is the definition of ‘deprivation of liberty’ being used in the draft Code which appears to deviate from that laid out in case law
BASW England and SWU respond to consultations on DfE regulatory framework changes and SWE rule amendments
These consultation responses were completed jointly between BASW and SWU and representatives of both memberships.
BASW in the media: National review into the murders of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson
BASW staff and representatives appeared on a range of media outlets following the National Review's publication...
SWU response to the national review into the murders of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson
Social work needs to be properly funded to retain the workforce and protect vulnerable children and adults.
Care Review: BASW speaks to media
BASW proactively engaged a range of media outlets, to ensure our profession is represented in national discussions about the future of children’s social care in England.
SWU to attend the Parliamentary Policy Roundtable on Equal Protection of Children Against Assault
On 21st June 2022 the Working Group on Equal Protection of Children Against Assault will share their views in Parliament and discuss banning corporal punishment of children in England.