Jacky Yates is Head of Older Adults and Adult Support, and Principal Social Worker, at Ealing Council. On the occasion of World Social Work Day, we asked Jacky to tell us about why it is important, what Ealing are doing to celebrate and her future aspirations for social work.
March 19, 2019
Bradford has been in the news last week thanks to the BBC’s ‘We Are Bradford’ project – held to ‘celebrate the great things about [Bradford] which aren’t always part of the news’. The BBC takeover was visible throughout the town centre and reporters filming in many different parts of the city.
March 18, 2019
What social care really needs from politicians is not a Brexit response, but that they tear themselves away from Brexit long enough to tackle the bigger questions.
February 15, 2019
In a time of growing demand and diminishing resources, it is time to widen the lens in order to better understand and manage demand.
February 8, 2019
The plan is a commendable step forward, but misses some of the most fundamental barriers to change
January 15, 2019
Despite record emergency admissions, delayed transfers of care improved by 3.3% in November
January 14, 2019
Anna Littlewood, Associate Over the last few years, I have worked for a large consulting firm, and taken a senior…
December 18, 2018
The increase in the number of Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) has finally come to a halt – just in…
December 17, 2018
Local councils are desperate to make the most of community assets in the delivery of public services. Drawing on this…
November 28, 2018