now we hope you have had time to digest the findings of the report - available
The inspectors identified areas of significant weakness and have
asked service leaders to put together a Written Statement of Action to address
Everyone working within services that support children and young
people or vulnerable adults - whether at the Council, in education and
health settings or other support services - of course has a pivotal role in
this. There are important changes and improvements we need to make and we
need everybody to understand what is required and how we intend to effect this
It would be natural at this point to feel disappointed by the
findings of the report but please try to remain positive. We know everybody
works incredibly hard and inspectors pointed out clear areas where things were
working well, and where staff were making a real difference to the lives of
We all have a responsibility to work towards improving our
services and outcomes for families – let’s use any disappointment we may feel
to spur us on to make those positive changes.
Please take some time as soon as possible to work through the
briefing we’ve prepared for you – it covers the inspection process, the
findings and what happens now.
can access it here.
The audio presentation is approximately 10 minutes long and it’s
- so please, as soon as you can factor that into your schedule. Grab a
coffee, view it, and start the conversation with
colleagues about what it means for you.
Please share this with all staff.