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Steady Enchancment in Youngster Safety

I concluded my earlier put up by observing that every one too usually improvements that make appreciable preliminary affect are sometimes adopted by a interval of sustained retrenchment throughout which the advantages are eroded. On this put up, I need to develop that thought by taking a look at pondering …

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Two, 4, six, eight, let’s all inn-o-vate!

The ultimate analysis report on the Youngsters’s Social Care Innovation Programme [1] appeared to me to boost extra questions than it answered. Whereas the authors appeared usually upbeat concerning the affect of ‘Wave 1’ of the programme, to my thoughts their report appeared to qualify lots of its conclusions on …

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Up and up and up we go …

The Division for Schooling’s Traits of Youngsters in Want: 2016 to 2017 England statistics have simply been revealed. https://www.gov.uk/authorities/statistics/characteristics-of-children-in-need-2016-to-2017 It has been yet one more yr of unrelenting development within the work of kids’s providers departments all through the nation. The variety of Part 47 enquiries (performed when there’s a …

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Chris Mills Baby Safety Weblog: Cuts

Chris Mills Baby Safety Weblog: Cuts Cuts In Britain ministers have an unwholesome behavior of turning on public officers and others who draw consideration to the inevitably detrimental impression of funding cuts. “Simply get on with the job and cease behaving like wimps” seems to be their knee-jerk-response. Solely the …

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Spending on company social employees on the rise

Chris Mills Youngster Safety Weblog: Spending on company social employees on the rise Spending on company social employees on the rise The BBC has simply reported that spending within the UK on company social employees has nearly doubled within the final 4 years – from £180m in 2012-13 to £356m …

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Chris Mills Little one Safety Weblog: Ofsted

I wasn’t very impressed with Ofsted’s chief inspector Amanda Spielmann’s proof to the Home of Commons Training Committee yesterday. Pressed on whether or not Ofsted must be cut up to create a separate inspectorate to deal with youngsters’s social care, she mentioned no. And that was about all she mentioned. …

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