Category Archives: News

Cafcass accused of diluting role of children’s guardians

12th Sep 2019

Cafcass has been accused of ‘diluting’ the role of children’s guardians and minimising their legal obligations. Nagalro, which is the professional association for Family Court Advisers, Children’s Guardians and Independent…

Care order applications continue to fall

11th Sep 2019

The number of care applications continues to fall, according to official statistics. There were 1,087 care order applications in August 2019 which is 11.5% lower than August 2018 when 1,179…

Ofsted Reports

28th Aug 2019

A summary of the Ofsted reports published during August. Pace of improvement at Croydon is accelerating Children and young people in Croydon are beginning to receive a better quality of…

Children’s services at Medway are inadequate

28th Aug 2019

Services to help and protect children in Medway are inadequate and most areas have deteriorated since the single inspection of services in 2015, according to a report by Ofsted. Many…

Progress made at Sheffield

28th Aug 2019

Senior leaders and managers at Sheffield have achieved steady progress in improving the vast majority of services since the last inspection in May 2013, Ofsted has said. Children’s services in…