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Council’s lack of social workers and demand spike led to delays in children receiving help, finds Ofsted

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Bootle Town Hall

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Removing children’s services from council ‘would distract from improvement’, adviser tells DfE

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Outsourcing of children’s home placements linked to poorer council Ofsted ratings, suggests study

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Herefordshire County Council offices

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‘It is very serious’: commissioner warns ‘inadequate’ council it must improve ‘at pace’

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Children waiting up to six weeks to see social workers, as authority downgraded to ‘inadequate’

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Boost to social worker numbers despite funding constraints helps council improve Ofsted grade

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Vacancy spike delayed permanence for some children but Ofsted finds progress at struggling council

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Council facing removal of services improving care leaver provision, finds Ofsted

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‘Highly effective’ information sharing drives improvements to ‘inadequate’ council’s child protection services

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‘Inadequate’ council making headway with front door and early help services, Ofsted finds

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Trafford’s children in need still receiving inconsistent service, Ofsted warns

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Ofsted praises ‘strong influence’ of children on shaping services as council judged ‘good’

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DfE ends intervention in ‘inadequate’ children’s services following progress

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Impact of family safeguarding model hailed as council improves to ‘outstanding’

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Children receiving repeat interventions without long-term impact at council, says Ofsted

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Council downgraded as Ofsted finds workforce instability driving variable practice

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