Like most directors of children’s services (DCSs) I think I am pretty good at keeping a variety of...
Joint statement on an agreement between ADCS and Cafcass which has now been withdrawn following concerns...
ADCS President, Alison Michalska, comments on a new report by Action for Children
It’s International Youth Day this Saturday (12th August), a day dedicated to celebrating our young...
ADCS comment on latest Cafcass care demand statistics
In General Care
Comment by ADCS President
In General Care
North West region procedure for making notifications for children in need moving across LA...
In Safeguarding & Child Protection
Comment on councils offering council tax exemptions for care leavers
In Care Leavers
Analysis of Local Authority costs incurred in support of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children in...
Now that Parliament has risen and we are in the depths of the summer recess, perhaps it’s a good...
If sector-led improvement (SLI) had a slogan then surely Better Than Today would be it. In fact,...
In Inspection & Improvement
The President Alison Michalska has recently drawn attention to the parallels between the ADCS policy...
Comment on the results of a Community Care survey about supervision for social workers...
In Social Work
ADCS SIF outcomes summary spreadsheet
In Single Inspection Framework
Last week the Association held its annual conference in Manchester. This event allowed us to come...
Annual Conference 2017 Storify
President’s speech at annual conference
Annual Conference 2017 Presidential Address
Presentations and speeches from Annual Conference 2017
SIF Inspection Dates