Good Result For MK Children's Services

An unannounced inspection of the contact, referral and assessment arrangements within children’s services at Milton Keynes Council has found no areas for concern.

Ofsted inspectors visited the council for two days in February without warning to assess the effectiveness of the service on minimising child abuse and neglect.

The inspectors found strengths in the service, highlighting the support provided to social workers, and the quality of the out of hours facility. Many other areas met the statutory standards required, including the clarity of assessments, staff development, response to child protection concerns and inclusion of parents’ views in assessments.

Councillor Rosemary Drewett, Lead Member for Children, said:

“This is a very positive endorsement of our contact, referral and assessment service for children. I congratulate all team members for the part they play in ensuring that the needs of vulnerable children are met effectively.

“As always, there are some areas for development and we have developed an action plan to address these.”

Comments

Surely you have something to say?

Be the first to comment.

What do you think about "Good Result For MK Children's Services"

(Required) denotes a required field

Please leave

This field requires attention

This field requires attention

Maximum 400 characters

This field requires attention

This field requires attention

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Club Classics with Roberto

9pm - 1am

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Club Classics with Roberto

On TV: 24 Reasons We Heart Christmas!

12am - 2am

Watch heart TV

  • The Pogues, Kirsty Maccoll Fairytale Of New York

    00:37

    iTunes

  • Michael Buble Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

    00:35

    iTunes

  • Kelly Clarkson Underneath The Tree

    00:30

    iTunes

  • Tom Jones & Cerys Matthews Baby It's Cold Outside

    00:22

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter