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Posted 26 March 2014

Ofsted report says local authorities not doing enough to protect children from neglect

Local authorities are not doing enough to protect children from neglect, according to a report by Ofsted. Failures to take repeat incidents and family histories into account, and prioritising the needs of vulnerable adults over children were features of poor practice, the report says. Many of my cases involve agencies failing to identify the risks and patterns of abuse and neglect which leaves vulnerable children in abusive and neglectful homes.

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