Councils must give clear advice to parents during safeguarding investigations, warns ombudsman

Joe Lepper
Thursday, February 11, 2021

The local government and social care ombudsman (LGO) is calling for greater clarity from social workers when they ask parents to leave the family home for safeguarding reasons.

Social workers have been urged to tell parents that they cannot be forced to leave their home. Picture: Adobe Stock
Social workers have been urged to tell parents that they cannot be forced to leave their home. Picture: Adobe Stock

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