In February 2023, the Department for Education (DfE) set out its plans to reform children’s social care in England.
Our briefing summarises the proposals included in three documents published by the DfE:
ReferencesDepartment for Education (DfE) (2023) Stable homes, built on love: implementation strategy and consultation: children’s social care reform 2023 (PDF) Department for Education (DfE).
Our CASPAR briefings help people working or volunteering with children and young people understand changes to safeguarding and child protection policy and guidance. They also summarise key research and reports from independent bodies such as Ofsted or the Care Inspectorate.
Listen to Josh MacAlister, the chair of the Independent Review of Children's Social Care in England, talk about proposed reforms to the social care system.
This CASPAR briefing summarises findings from the independent review of children's social care's final report on the children's social care system in England.
Summarises findings from the independent review of children’s social care, The case for change, and looks at the needs, experiences and outcomes of children supported by social care in England.