The UK government in England are seeking views on proposals to reform children’s social care. These are the three headline points related to residential child care…
- Develop a programme to support improvements in the quality of leadership and management in the children’s homes sector. This will include exploring proposals for professional registration of the workforce and a leadership programme with a new Knowledge and Skills Statement with accompanying continued professional development.
- Introduce a financial oversight regime. This will cover the largest providers of children’s homes and fostering agencies, to increase the transparency of their finances and reduce risks of sudden market exit.
- Pathfind Regional Care Cooperatives (RCCs) to plan, commission and
deliver care places. We will be co-designing, testing and evaluating this
approach in 2 regional Pathfinders.
The consultations lasts until 11th May 2023 and is here…
GOV.UK Source: Children’s social care: Stable Homes, Built on Love – GOV.UK