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Supporting your practice and professional development in social care



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CareKnowledge is the essential CPD-certified information service for social care staff, academics and students.

A personal subscription to CareKnowledge gives you: 

Practice-focused content across the whole spectrum of social care

You'll benefit from unlimited access to evidence-based information covering both Adult and Children's social care, including analysis and opinion, curated content, special reports and briefings.

Virtual access to social care books with The Bookshelf

All personal subscriptions now include unlimited virtual access to a selection of key social care books from Pavilion Publishing (individual RRP £75). 

New! Learning the Lessons from Punishing Abuse video resources

Created in response to Dr Alex Chard's hard-hitting report Punishing Abuse, this resource set focuses on drawing out lessons for frontline professionals working in children’s services. Includes:

  • Learning the Lessons from Punishing Abuse (1 hour 30 minutes). This recorded webinar will help you gain an understanding of the key findings from Punishing Abuse and what’s at stake, consider the importance of knowing a child’s life journey and the impact of adversity, and critically reflect on ACEs and what they tell us about a child
  • Punishing Abuse Q&A (1 hour). In this video, Dr Alex Chard and the Youth Custody Service’s Head of Safeguarding Wendy Tomlinson address some of the key themes and audience questions that emerged during the live session.


An easy-to-use continuing professional development tracker

Your subscription includes MyCPD, CareKnowledge's online tracker to help you log your continuing professional development simply and easily.

The latest CareKnowledge updates straight to your inbox

Your personal subscription includes twice-weekly emails, keeping you up-to-date with the latest social work and social care news, opinion and analysis.

CareKnowledge personal subscription rates


Best value: One year

Standard rate: £140

Three months

Standard rate: £40

One month

Standard rate: £15



Ready to invest in your continuing professional development? Access the latest social care thinking, policy and practice with a CareKnowledge subscription.