column3-image1Auditing Practice 

Support we offer includes audits of:

  • care management processes (e.g.referrals, assessment, care plans)
  • cohorts of children (e.g in residential care or subject to CP plans)
  • the audit system and its links to improvement processes


column1-image2Panel Chairing

We can chair many types of panel used by Children’s Social Care including:

  • adoption panels
  • child protection conferences
  • secure accommodation reviews
  • LAC statutory reviews
  • Multi-agency strategic partnerships
  • Disciplinary hearing panels


column2-image1Case Reviews

We have experience of many different types of case review. This includes:

  • independent authoring of serious case reviews
  • undertaking management reviews
  • conducting reviews of good practice
  • leading inquiries on sensitive cases

column3-image1Service Evaluation

Our research and evaluation experience includes:

  • obtaining client satisfaction and feedback through interviews and surveys
  • impact evaluations of new developments or service changes
  • statistical analyses of performance
  • needs assessments

column1-image3Interim Work

We have experience of operational management in diverse contexts including:

  • interim management of CAMHS
  • Children’s Social Care service planning
  • quality assurance services
  • Senior management roles in Children’s Social Care

column2-image1Staff Development

We can support staff development by offering::

  • bespoke training to target groups of practitioners and managers incorporating the latest research findings
  • mentoring of individual practitioners or managers
  • original research findings concerning success and collaboration in safeguarding work