Behind every statistic there is a person. Vanessa Hodge, Principal Social Worker for Adults at Somerset County Council, reflects on social work's role during the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to affect all our lives, not least those working in or being supported by community adult social care services.
Vanessa Hodge is the Principal Social Worker for Adults at Somerset County Council.
Prior to working in local government, she worked in a women's refuge, a supported living project for people with enduring mental health needs and a mother and baby unit.
Since qualifying as a social worker, she has worked in community adult social care, an acute hospital and adult safeguarding. She can be found on Twitter @VanessaHodge