Our Adult Social Care system is in crisis

Our Adult Social Social Care system is in crisis In light of recent comments made by the Red Cross about them supporting A&Es, the BBC is quoting that: "NHS England...

You know you’re friends with a Social Worker when…

You know you’re friends with a Social Worker when… You always get asked how you’re feeling Your Social Work friend was probably one of the most caring people you knew...

‘Funny’ Facebook videos are normalising domestic abuse

'Funny' Facebook videos are normalising domestic abuse If you've been anywhere near Facebook over the past year, you'll have likely come across one of the new found social media...

Five myths about Social Workers

Five myths about Social Workers Social Work is an easy option and not a ‘proper job’ There are lots of people out there who seem to think that Social Work...

We must stop blaming women for being the victims of domestic...

We must stop blaming women for being the victims of domestic abuse Before I became a Social Worker I genuinely believed that domestic abuse was becoming a thing of...

Social Workers are human too: we deserve to have a personal...

Social Workers are human too: we deserve to have a personal life As soon as you start training to be a Social Worker, you get hit with the warnings: Lock...

How to cope with going back to work after Christmas

How to cope with going back to work after Christmas It’s the last day of the Christmas break for most folk in England today and, as I look around...

New Year’s Resolutions for Social Workers

New Year’s Resolutions for Social Workers   Happy New Year my friends! It’s that time when we all look to the future and begin to plan a fresh start for...

The Best Social Work Memes of 2016

The Best Social Work Memes of 2016 To see off 2016 in style, I thought I'd do a rundown of the Top Ten most popular Social Work Memes from...

Five more ways Disney helps us to be better Social Workers

Five more ways Disney helps us to be better Social Workers Following on from yesterday's blog about the lessons Disney films teach us about Social Work, here are another...

Five lessons that Disney taught me about Social Work

Five lessons that Disney taught me about Social Work Early on in my training as a Social Worker, a lecturer told me 'Social Work is all about people, it's...

The hidden epidemic of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

The hidden epidemic of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Last week I wrote about the significant damage that can be caused by children experiencing emotional distress and trauma whilst still in...