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Guest blogpost: Re-imagining value with Valuing Care – a new approach to commissioning

Guest blogpost: Re-imagining value with Valuing Care –…

Our aim is to develop an understanding of value for money that is not simply a matter of cost,…

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Rising number of EHCPs doesn’t tell the whole story

Rising number of EHCPs doesn’t tell the whole story

It was recently reported that the number of EHCPs in England rose 33% between 2015 and 2018,…

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IMPOWER INDEX: NEW ‘HIGH NEEDS’ MODULE

IMPOWER INDEX: NEW ‘HIGH NEEDS’ MODULE

We have released a new specialist module of the IMPOWER INDEX, which takes an in-depth look at…

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NEW REPORT: Valuing Care Impact Update

NEW REPORT: Valuing Care Impact Update

Today we are delighted to launch a short report and video highlighting the impacts of our…

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It’s time for public services to talk about girls and gangs

It’s time for public services to talk about girls and…

The Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield announced last week that she was calling for a…

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Valuing Care should be the sector norm

Valuing Care should be the sector norm

Over the past few weeks, I’ve hosted three sessions for directors, practitioners and…

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Introducing our Valuing Independence and Valuing Children Campaigns

Introducing our Valuing Independence and Valuing Children…

IMPOWER exists to increase the quality of people’s lives by making meaningful and measurable…

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New Children’s Commissioner report highlights a national scandal

New Children’s Commissioner report highlights a national…

'Early access to mental health support' report shows that there is insufficient lower level…

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Value – not variance – is key to reforming children’s services

Value – not variance – is key to reforming…

A focus on outcome productivity in children’s services would unequivocally deliver the step…

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Guest blogpost: “We are already achieving real impact for children and young people through Valuing Care”

Guest blogpost: “We are already achieving real impact for…

Guest blogpost written by Tracey Bowman, Access to Resources Manager at Norfolk County…

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Guest Blogpost: ‘Social Workers make a significant difference in peoples’ lives’

Guest Blogpost: ‘Social Workers make a significant…

Jacky Yates is Head of Older Adults and Adult Support, and Principal Social Worker, at Ealing…

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Challenging local authorities to promote LGBT fostering

Challenging local authorities to promote LGBT fostering

LGBT History Month is an ideal time to reflect on a number of issues that still…

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