Improvements made in quality of children’s services


Improvements in councils’ child protection services have
reduced their capacity to offer support to other children,
according to research to be published shortly by the Commission for
Social Care Inspection, writes Amy Taylor from
Community Care Live Children and Families.

The report, which contains messages from CSCI’s
inspections of children’s services in 69 councils over the
past few years, will find that children within the child protection
system were better safeguarded but that the more personalised
service was resource-intensive.

The findings, which were revealed at Community Care Live
Children and Families today, also include a “very real
improvement” in the overall quality of social services for

Making Every Child Matter will be released in

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