As we begin another Foster Care Fortnight, I want to again offer our rightful appreciation to the people providing incredible yet often unremarked-on foster care to tens of thousands of children every year.
Fostering a child is an incredibly generous and selfless thing to do even in the best of circumstances. But in the tough context we currently live in, it is a remarkable act.
Yvette Stanley, Ofsted’s National Director for Regulation and Social Care, discusses findings from a recently published report by Research in Practice, commissioned by Ofsted. The term ‘early help’ is used to describe different kinds of activities, from support for parents …
Yvette Stanley, our National Director for Regulation and Social Care, discusses our Annual Report for 2019/20.
Yvette Stanley, our National Director for Social Care, discusses the important role of adult mental health services as part of the multi-agency approach to helping and protecting children.
Yvette Stanley on how signs of neglect are harder to spot in older children than in younger ones.
Yvette Stanley blogs on the Joint Targeted Area Inspection (JTAI) programme which began over two years ago.