Children’s Homes News

Use of Restraint in Schools  Recently there has been increased scrutiny of the poor treatment of children and young people with learning disabilities and/or autism. This report by the Challenging Behaviour Foundation  based on information gathered from over 700 families, identifies injuries to children including bruises (ranging in size and severity), abrasions, scratches, head injuries,… Continue reading Children’s Homes News

Spring 2020 Training and Events

Registered Managers 1-Day Training The Registered Managers role in children’s homes is critical to the children receiving high quality care, and in the home achieving good inspection outcomes. The role is broad, demanding and rewarding. This course is designed to provide managers with fresh understanding of their role and the regulatory responsibilities that underpin their… Continue reading Spring 2020 Training and Events

How will we improve the Care System?

National strategy? Professional Registration? Care Review? The ongoing concerns about the lack of suitable care placements for vulnerable children – particularly children’s homes placements  -has been a serious concern for some time. Providers have been actively opening new homes but Ofsted report that a national oversight and strategic leadership is needed to address the sufficiency… Continue reading How will we improve the Care System?