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Local social care services have demonstrated ‘remarkable resilience’ in the face of Government cut backs and demographic changes, think tank says.
A county in the north of England provides a shining example of how to run children's care services, writes Mark Whitehead.
North Yorkshire County Council has become the first authority to receive an ‘outstanding’ grade in every category under the new social care inspection framework.
Manchester City Council has announced care leavers will be exempt from paying council tax until they are 25.
A local authority has saved more than £100,000 and reduced the flow of children into care by 16% thanks to its partnership with an ‘innovative’ charity.
Local government leaders have branded a report warning of the dangers of children being shifted around the care system as 'disappointing'.
Care leavers who choose to start an apprenticeship are to receive a £1,000 bursary to help the transition into the workplace, the Government announced yesterday.
The children and families minister Nadhim Zahawi has today announced a package of support worth £17m to help local authorities support vulnerable children.
Local government leaders in the north west have warned of a ‘growing’ children’s social care crisis in their area.
Mark Whitehead explores why Barnet has become the first council to set up a charity to support children in care.