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Meet the Editor

9th Oct 2015

Clare Jerrom is an award-winning journalist AND editor specialising in social work. Clare worked at Community Care for over 10 years and her investigations focused on the treatment of children…

Special guardianship orders: What needs to change?

29th Sep 2015

The huge growth in the use of special guardianship orders has prompted concerns across the social care sector about the conduct of local authorities and the courts, according to responses…

IROs choose to remain based within councils

1st Jul 2015

Independent reviewing officers (IROs) have voted to remain based within local authorities.  A survey of members by the National Association of Independent Reviewing Officers (Nairo), found that 72 per cent…