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Covid: Social workers 'braced for tsunami of needs' after lockdown

Jan 28, 2021 - BBC

By Tomos Morgan BBC News   Coronavirus pandemic Social workers are braced for a "tsunami of needs" as the UK recovers from the pandemic, a union has warned.

The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) expects workloads to increase as restrictions are lifted.

One worker described a "big surge" in referrals after the first lockdown and the fears of missing something wrong.

Officials in all four nations praised the efforts of social workers and highlighted schemes to help...