Skills for Care

Develop social work across the mental health sector, and to make sure that the value of social work in improving mental wellbeing is recognised.

Programme in practice

Over 65 local authority and NHS Trust regions have undertaken the self-assessment and planning process.

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Discover Emerging national themes, changing organisational arrangements, national themes and integration of social work for better mental health. 

If you want to get involved in your area, please contact us.


Improvement tools and resources

Guidance supporting local integrated teams to review their mental health social work services, how they work in partnership and how they work with service users and carers and make the required changes to improve and develop practice.

Access government resources to improve, develop and sustain social work across the mental health sector.