The government has been accused of ditching its commitment to ending child detention in immigration settings after announcing that specialist accommodation will be closed.
A government policy paper outlines ministers’ plans for improving children’s social care services, with reforms focusing on changes to professional leadership; social care practice and systems; and governance and accountability.
Glebe House is a residential home providing therapeutic care for young people who display harmful sexual behaviour. Emily Rogers visits staff and residents to find out more about the setting’s approach.
A review of residential child care by ex-government adviser Sir Martin Narey says children’s homes are a vital part of the looked-after children system, and makes recommendations for how to improve the quality of provision.
A successful volunteer programme has the ability to build positive relationships with families that many public sector professionals can find difficult to reach, offering considerable benefit to society.
Derren Hayes meets Sir Peter Vardy, founder of charity Safe Families for Children.
Barely a day has gone by in September when Rotherham has not featured prominently...
A team of researchers from Kingston University and the University of London...