Social workers advised to visit homes for six months in suspected abuse cases

Neil Puffett
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Social workers should consider home visits for at least six months if there are suspicions that a child is being abused or neglected, new guidance has suggested.

With heavy caseloads, and manipulative and deceitful parents, it is too easy for social workers to make a mistake. Picture: Tom Campbell
With heavy caseloads, and manipulative and deceitful parents, it is too easy for social workers to make a mistake. Picture: Tom Campbell

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