"For the many local authorities I come across which are constantly seeking value for money and doing more with less, Valuing Care seems to be a powerful approach."
Our aim is to develop an understanding of value for money that is not simply a matter of cost, but a balance of cost, quality and outcomes that best serves the child’s needs.
Variance has dominated much of the children’s services narrative for too long now – it’s time to move the debate on to value.
IMPOWER exists to increase the quality of people’s lives by making meaningful and measurable improvements to local public services. Drawing on 20 years of insight and impact, we have introduced two new campaigns with ambitious goals to help us align our purpose with our work in adult social care and children’s services.
'Early access to mental health support' report shows that there is insufficient lower level preventative support available