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BASW: CSR - We need virtuous, not vicious, economic choices

BASW has called for greater cohesion in the planning of services following the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. The main announcement regarding social care was local authorities being given the green light to increase council tax by 2% each year, provided this is ring-fenced to adult social care. Mental health is to receive a £600m investment, while children’s social care spending has remained static at more than £300m per year.

26th November 2015

Survivors break silence in report revealing devastating impact of CSA

BASW is supporting a new report launched by charity One in Four that reveals the devastating long-term impact of child sexual abuse on individuals and society and calls for greater awareness by health-related professionals and better access to specialist treatment services for survivors.

24th November 2015

BASW: Review of residential care “unnecessary and costly repetition”

BASW members have expressed concerns that the review of children’s residential care will not be an authentic consultation with the sector and is actually an attempt to extend the Government’s privatisation agenda.

3rd November 2015

BASW England Committee Vacancies - Voting Now Open

Elections are now open to vote for the current BASW England National Standing Committee vacancies. (Please note that since this vacancy was originally advertised a second vacancy has now become available).

2nd November 2015

BASW response to Law Commission on Mental Capacity & DoLs

BASW response to Law Commission on Mental Capacity & DoLs

2nd November 2015

BASW joins social work collective call for action to help refugees

Social workers welcome refugees to the UK – joint statement and call for action by the Association of Professors of Social Work (APSW), British Association of Social Workers (BASW), Joint University Council Social Work Education Committee (JUC SWEC) and Social Work Action Network (SWAN)

30th October 2015

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