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Insights • Valuing Care

New Children’s Commissioner report highlights a national scandal

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

April 10, 2019

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

A focus on outcome productivity in children’s services would unequivocally deliver the step changes in understanding called for in the recent PAC report ‘Transforming Children’s Services’.

April 2, 2019

IMPOWER’S Jon Ainger named ‘Thought Leadership Consultant of the Year’

I am absolutely delighted that Jon Ainger, Director at IMPOWER, was named ‘Thought Leader Consultant of the Year’ at last night’s Management Consultancies Association Awards. In addition, two of our projects were Highly Commended.

March 29, 2019

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

Guest blogpost written by Tracey Bowman, Access to Resources Manager at Norfolk County Council. Along with four other local authorities, Norfolk County Council is using Valuing Care to improve the lives of children and young people, and increase the value provided by placements and support.

March 25, 2019

Guest blogpost: Getting it right for our children – Valuing Care in Oxfordshire

'It is helping us guarantee that the children in our care have every opportunity to thrive and succeed.'

February 6, 2019

Variation in children’s social care: let’s learn from the best councils

Our response to the NAO's report exploring pressures on children’s social care

January 23, 2019

IMPOWER and clients named as finalists in 3 categories of 2019 MCA Awards

IMPOWER and two of our clients have been shortlisted for work on Valuing Care, adult social care and outcome productivity

January 21, 2019

Needs and strengths, not risks and problems – improving life chances for children in care

The sector needs to capture and respond to the specific needs and strengths of children in order to improve outcomes

October 19, 2018

Demystifying the right level of funding for vulnerable children

Another day, another news story depicting the breadth and depth of the challenge facing children’s services departments across the country. …

June 14, 2018

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