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Children’s services in Flintshire have been recognised as being among the best in Wales in various areas of a county. A report from the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales found adult and children’s services to be performing positively in Flintshire. The annual report evaluated social services provision across Flintshire…
Devon County Council is launching a review that will help it shape the way it supports people who need to go into residential care in future. The Council says the proposals will not change the eligibility criteria for people needing support and that anyone needing residential placements will continue to…
Our Time to Think Differently programme has made the case for change and highlighted the trends that will influence the way health and social care is delivered in future. To help you explore and share this work, we have created a series of downloadable slidepacks. We hope that they will…
Balancing care responsibilities and work is becoming increasingly difficult, particularly for older women: a ‘sandwich generation’ is emerging, whose members are caught between providing care for both grandchildren and elderly parents, often while continuing to earn and pursue their career. This report provides an overview of the trends in work…
The guide is for frontline managers and for more senior staff. It is a source of research and advice on frontline social work practice and how to support change and improvement. The Social Work Associate Practice programme (SWAP) had been designed through the Children’s Improvement Board to help councils support…
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