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From ‘inadequate’ to ‘outstanding’: leaders bid farewell after taking authority from bottom to top

The architects of Cornwall children’s services’ journey from ‘inadequate’ to ‘outstanding’ have said the county’s social work model is robust and can continue to progress, as they prepare to leave…

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Stoke to keep children’s services as report concludes alternative arrangements too disruptive

Children’s services in Stoke-on-Trent will remain under the council’s control after a government-appointed commissioner concluded that transferring them to an alternative delivery model, such as an independent trust, would be…

Children’s services company ‘beginning to deliver results’ as Ofsted removes ‘inadequate’ label

An arms-length company that took over children’s services in Reading late in 2018 is beginning to lay the foundations of a “resilient and sustainable service”, Ofsted has said. In the…

Government finds extra £10m for Staying Put following repeated funding calls from fostering sector

The government has given a £10m boost for the Staying Put scheme to enable care leavers to stay with their former foster families up to the age of 21, following…

No deal Brexit and the homecare sector

United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the professional association of homecare providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors. UKHCA helps organisations provide social care including nursing services…

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