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Ermintrude is a social worker, Approved Mental Health Practitioner and Best Interest Assessor who has worked mostly in older adults services and specifically in older adults mental health in London. Ermintrude is also one of social work's most influential users of social media.


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Moral distress among social workers: Disconnects between values and practice

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Ermintrude reflects on a Finnish study about social workers’ experiences of, and responses to, moral distress in their job and finds resonances for the UK.

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'The terrible maze': Dementia carers' experiences of health and social care


Social care super-blogger Ermintrude considers a study about dementia carers’ experience of the health and social care system and reflects on what it means for current dementia policy.

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