How to buy Community Care Inform Children

Buying an Inform licence

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Organisational subscriptions

Community Care Inform is typically purchased via an organisational subscription. This means that throughout England and Wales, we partner with local authorities, NHS trusts, universities, colleges and charities to support their workforces, enabling high-quality social work practice and education.

There are a range of organisational subscription options, enabling you to provide access to all or some of your workforce and take advantage of different additional services, based on your specific objectives and needs. Find out more by calling or emailing our helpdesk:

Tel: 0203 915 9444

Individual subscriptions

If you are an independent or agency social work professional, you can still access Community Care Inform by purchasing an individual licence for personal access.

Before you buy: we work with a large number of local authorities and universities directly so we would strongly recommend first contacting your manager, principal social worker or learning and development team to check whether you could already have access to a licence through your organiation. Alternatively, you can contact our helpdesk for further information:

Tel: 0203 915 9444
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How can we help an organisation like yours?

Reduce risk

We help ensure all social care and social work decisions are consistent, evidence based, analytical and defensible.

Save time and money

Practical information that is quick to read and easy to apply in real situations means better decisions are made earlier.

Improve quality and consistency

Trusted and quality assured tools that provide guidance, promote reflective practice and cover all the key areas of practice as well as complex and niche topics.

Support a learning culture

Content designed to suit different learning styles and support social work professionals to engage in learning and their own CPD, plus support to help you embed a positive learning culture.

How we can help you

Select one of the job titles below to find out more

Social work directors

Improve the consistency of high-quality decision making among your social work teams by ensuring it is easy and simple for them to find expert guidance, key legislation, lessons from case law, best practice and latest research when and where they need it, whilst supporting a learning culture that engages practitioners and encourages evidence-based decisions.

Community Care Inform Children is designed to help frontline practitioners make confident decisions that will improve outcomes as well as stand up to the scrutiny of a court or an Ofsted inspection.

Social work managers

Our content is designed to be a ‘manager on the computer’ and those social workers who use Community Care Inform regularly are more autonomous, confident and feel more supported when taking difficult decisions.

Community Care Inform provides practitioners with practice guidance from experts in the field, tools and theories demonstrated in practice to improve skills and comprehensive legal guidance tailored to social work practice.

All this is available 24 hours a day no matter where they are or what they are doing. This frees up manager time and helps to improve outcomes.

Team managers also have access to dedicated tools designed to help both group and individual supervision and facilitate team training sessions.

Social work professionals

Community Care Inform Children provides you with a wealth of practice guidance, tools, learning, research and legal information in both bite-sized and in-depth formats.

Whether you are struggling with a difficult and complex case, evidencing your decisions in court, looking for a reminder or developing your practice, our resources are designed to be quick and easy to understand and apply to practice.