Provides an update on the Department of Health’s response to the review of adult social work.
The Department is undertaking a range of actions including:
- commissioning the College of Social Work to develop a proposal for a continuing professional development framework
- consulting on a Knowledge and Skills Statement for Social Work with adults and a national consistent assessment at the end of the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment for social work with adults
- developing proposals with DfE on formal teaching partnerships between employers and higher education institutions (HEIs)
- progressing the ‘Think Ahead’ programme
The department will publish another update in a year.