Care review must be part of a long-term plan for children - ADCS

By Ann McGauran | 08 July 2021

The independent review of children's social care ‘must go further and be part of a coherent and strategic long-term plan for children,’ according to the president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS).

In her opening speech to the ADCS annual conference today, Charlotte Ramsden said that the review ‘reiterates a series of very important issues that ADCS has been raising with government over the last few years’, including the value of early help, the impact of poverty, 'and the marketisation of services for vulnerable children'.

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