Monthly Archives: September 2019


‘If social workers are thriving, they will deliver the best for children’ – director praised by Ofsted

After inspectors praised her high standards for practice in rating Warrington as 'good', Amanda Amesbury discusses how a shift from compliance to social work quality has driven its improvement When Ofsted upgraded Warrington council’s children’s services from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘good’ this month, it took the rare step of singling out a manager besides the director of [...]

By | September 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do we think enough about love for children in care?

Care experienced social worker Selina Anderson reflects on this year's Care Experienced Conference On the 26th April 2019, the first conference organised by those who had experienced the care system was held at Liverpool Hope University. The vision of the conference was two-fold. One, to create a space where the care experienced community could have an [...]

By | September 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Freedom Fostering Celebrates Their Outstanding Ofsted Rating!

Freedom Fostering, in Wolverhampton, has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Freedom Fostering, an Independent Fostering Agency,  has been graded ‘outstanding’ by the education watchdog in a report published on August 21, following an inspection in early July. The organisation helps provide fostering families, for looked after children and young people, up to the age of [...]

By | September 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments