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Adults, Children

Lyn Romeo: ‘Taking a prevention approach is core to what we do… this is the bread and butter of social work’

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Adults, Children

Government makes significant changes to DoLS replacement scheme in response to severe criticisms

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Adults, Children, Workforce

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Children

Young children not routinely told why they are in care, survey finds

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Concerning’ question marks over Signs of Safety effectiveness, review finds

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Children

DfE steps in at Northamptonshire as social workers say they are ‘drowning’

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Children

Council to review policies after children’s services failed to support parents to see dying baby

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted interview: Training and performance management and their contribution to ‘good’

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Children, Workforce

Tribunal finds ‘no evidence’ social work boss had to work excessively

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Children

Cuts risk more child protection plans, ‘outstanding’ county warns

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Children

‘I’d seen too much violence’: county lines networks and how services are struggling to respond

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Children

Judge criticises social worker’s ‘incorrect and inaccurate’ evidence

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Children

‘Inadequate’ authority gets children’s services reprieve from DfE

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Children, Mental Health

Making the Mental Health Act work for children and young people

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Children

Children ‘subject to unnecessary social work processes’ as Ofsted deems council ‘inadequate’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The journey to ‘outstanding’ revealed in the first Ofsted interview podcast

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