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What’s known as concurrency planning is beginning to be adopted in Scotland, and it's a potent means of achieving permanent, stable homes and futures for the…
Paul McKee is an advocacy worker who helps parents to express their views when decisions are being made about their children.
Jennifer McKearney, of Aberdeenshire’s legal and governance department explains how PACE has cut drift and delay in their decision making
The rewards of adopting can far outweigh any barriers
Diana Beveridge of Scottish Government explains why improving permanence by reading the data works.
How social workers sharing ideas has been inspirational for their learning and practice.
Why permanence matters for looked after children, and why we must share our passion to improve.
Kenny McGhee responds to the recent STV 'Who Cares' programme by exploring the need for genuine and caring relationships and removing barriers for looked after…