COVID-19 Guidance from WillisPalmer
Whilst the outbreak of Covid-19 is likely to cause some disruption to WillisPalmer services in the short-term, we are issuing guidance outlining our plans to minimise the impact of the virus.
Entering care is an opportunity to evaluate a child’s emotional well-being and improve their mental health.
Concepts of prevention and early intervention can seem like an awkward fit with the care system. It’s sometimes viewed as the end of the road, when other interventions have failed. But a child’s entry to care can represent a new phase [...]
A fifth of child deaths in England could be prevented, according to a study examining deaths between 2010 and 2011.
The study, published in the respected medial journal The Lancet, found the causes of these deaths included abuse, neglect, suicide and accidents.
The research series, which examined child deaths in high-income countries, also suggests health [...]
DfE childminder guidance contradicts Ofsted inspection plans
Childminders who join an agency will not be able to register with Ofsted in order to retain their individual inspection rating, the Department for Education has confirmed.
The DfE’s step-by-step guide to childminder agencies states that individuals can “only be registered with one agency or Ofsted at any one time”.