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Care review response delayed until 2023

The government has delayed its response to the Independent Review of Children's Social Care until next year The Department for Education had pledged to produce an ambitious and detailed government response and implementation strategy by the end of this year...
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3 days ago

One in eight fostering households quit last year, finds Ofsted

Foster carer shortages are deepening in England with one in eight fostering households having quit and more leaving than joining over the past year Ofsted's latest fostering statistics released earlier this month showed that in - mainstream fostering households...
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3 days ago

Care cap pilot councils pause work after government announces two-year delay to reforms

Councils piloting the cap on care costs have paused their work after the government announced a two-year delay to the policy The Department of Health and Social Care DHSC is in talks with the six 'trailblazer' authorities about the way...
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3 days ago

Over a third of social workers still to renew five days from registration deadline

Over a third of social workers are yet to renew their registration with five days to go until the deadline As of this morning social workers had renewed their registration of those who need to do so said...
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3 days ago

Foster Care Reviewing Officer (FIRO)

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3 days ago

Latest survey on impact of Covid on social workers and care staff opens

The latest in a series of surveys into Covid- 's impact on the quality of life of social workers care staff and health professionals has opened The launch of the sixth round of the health and social care workforce study follows...
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3 days ago

‘A culture of high support and kindness’: inspectors’ verdict on children’s trust

Kindness' is not a term you associate with an Ofsted children's services inspection report But that's how inspectors described the workplace culture at Northamptonshire Children's Trust NCT in twin reports published this week on services it runs at North and...
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3 days ago

‘A culture of high support and kindness’: inspectors’ verdict on children’s trust

Kindness' is not a term you associate with an Ofsted children's services inspection report But that's how inspectors described the workplace culture at Northamptonshire Children's Trust NCT in twin reports published this week on services it runs at North and...
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4 days ago

Frontline launches children’s social work awards scheme

Frontline has launched a social work awards scheme for practice with children and families in England The provider of fast-track qualifying and leadership training for children's social workers has opened nominations for its inaugural awards which will run February...
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5 days ago

AMHPs making greater use of Mental Health Act powers to tackle suspected abuse or neglect

Approved mental health professionals AMHPs are making greater use of powers of entry under the Mental Health Act MHA to tackle suspected abuse or neglect There was an year-on-year rise in detentions of people under section of...