Do Social Workers need their five a day too – #socialworker5aday ?

Awesome Social Work Self Care campaign…


I have been thinking of what I could do in support of Community Care’s Stand up for Social Work campaign for a while now. I’m sure you aware that the campaign is showcasing the inspiring work that is being done every day by Social Workers, the need for greater transparency about the impact of budget cuts and the huge increases in demand seen over the last few years?

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I’ve been reflecting on the campaign and reading the top 100 actions you could take to Stand up for Social Work. There is a list of large and small things you can do to Stand up for Social Work and I was taken by some of the common themes around promotion of well-being and looking after ourselves.

We hear so many reports on the stress Social Workers are experiencing, Social Work morale and the need to be resilient given the changing…

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