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Number of care applications hits new high

There were 1,288 care applications made in March 2017, which is the second highest monthly figure on record. This takes the total for 2016/17 to 14,54...
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Guidance on social work and guardian collaboration

The Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) and Cafcass have published a new agreement on how local authority social workers and fami...
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Special guardianship regulations updated

Special guardianship regulations have been updated to strengthen social worker assessments of guardianship arrangements. They came into force at the e...