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Statutory duty to support birth parents needed to tackle repeat removals of children, says charity

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“For the reform of children’s social care to succeed in reducing the number of children going into care, it is critical for parents to be provided with evidence-based support after care proceedings,” it said.

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‘Excellent direct work’ sees council improve to ‘good’

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Ofsted also found that children came into care at the right time after careful consideration, with social workers being “tenacious” in supporting children to live with extended families where possible. The hub is available to all CC Inform Children subscribers.

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Supervision orders face overhaul to improve effectiveness in supporting family reunification

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The sub-group also found that, in many cases, the courts, social workers and guardians used supervision orders as a formal way of securing resources for the child or family, risking “unwarranted state intervention” in family life.