COVID-19 has led to major changes to daily life for people all over the world. As a people-focussed profession, social work practice has been affected by social distancing and lockdown measures which prevent practitioners from meeting service users directly. Charlotte Young, an Advanced Social Work Practitioner with Sheffield City Council’s Children’s Disability Service, has documented a typical day of work during the pandemic.

This case study offers an insight into how social work practice has adapted to the challenges of COVID-19 and lockdown, and particularly how video conferencing has enabled social workers to maintain meaningful contact with service users to ensure they still receive the care and support they need.

 

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