Confusion for social workers as judge urges Supreme Court to reconsider deprivation of liberty stance
Expert says Court of Protection ruling “flies in the face” of landmark Cheshire West judgement handed down in March by Supreme Court
Social workers face confusion after a judge urged the Supreme Court to reconsider its view on deprivation of … Read more
Organised child sexual exploitation (CSE) is widespread across England and local authorities need to ensure they fully investigate concerns when they arise, a report by MPs has concluded.
Anti-Bullying Week, co-ordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, is a week where children and young people, schools, parents, teachers and carers come together with one aim: to stop bullying for all.
Section 89 of the Education and … Read more
The Government has provided guidance on changes to the health visiting service including how the services are commissioned from October 2015.
As leads on the Healthy Child Programme, health visitors provide all families with crucial evidence-based support, expert advice and … Read more
Under the Care Act, local authorities will have to provide independent advocacy when someone has ‘substantial difficulty’ being involved in the process of care, and does not have an appropriate individual to support them.
The Social Care Institute for Excellence … Read more