Category Archives: Social Work Services

Better information sharing found at West Berkshire

18th Jan 2019

The co-location of partners in the MASH at West Berkshire since the last inspection has enabled more efficient and effective information-sharing, Ofsted has said. A focused visit of the authority…

Mental health support for new fathers

4th Dec 2018

New fathers are to be offered mental health checks in a bid to support families. Under the plans unveiled by NHS England, partners of pregnant women and new mothers who…

Blackburn with Darwen addresses drift and delay

3rd Dec 2018

Drift and delay at Blackburn with Darwen children’s services has been addressed, according to Ofsted. A focused visit of the authority which looked at their arrangements for children in need…

Benefits of having a Head of Well-Being revealed

22nd Nov 2018

Schools should all appoint a Head of Well-Being, a report from Nuffield Health has found. The report ‘Improving wellbeing in schools’ found that putting a dedicated role into schools with…

Numbers of looked after children continues to rise

22nd Nov 2018

The number of children in care in England has continued to rise, official statistics have revealed. The Department of Education figures show that there were 75,420 looked after children in…