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.
September Council – Plans, Campaigns and Inclusion
BASW Chair, Gerry Nosowska, reports back on the latest Council meeting
Alcohol and other drugs - Covid-19
Useful resources by BASW's Alcohol and other drugs Special Interest Group...
Joint Committee on Human Rights - The Government’s response to COVID-19: human rights implications
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has announced measures which aim to protect individuals’ right to life (Article 2 ECHR) and further steps will need to be taken over the coming...
BASW condemns abuse of women at learning disability unit
BASW is appalled to learn that women with learning disabilities and mental health needs were abused in a learning disability hospital, and we condemn the actions of the staff involved.