Ofsted's social care annual report highlights areas for improvement

Neil Puffett
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Inspectorate's annual report on children's social care services flags up concerns over leadership, safeguarding, caseloads and support for care leavers, while a consultation outlines its plans for a new inspection system.

Ofsted’s social care annual report found wide variation in children’s social worker caseloads with practitioners in good and outstanding authorities tending to look after fewer children. Picture: Ofsted
Ofsted’s social care annual report found wide variation in children’s social worker caseloads with practitioners in good and outstanding authorities tending to look after fewer children. Picture: Ofsted

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