A Passion for Permanence
Why permanence matters for looked after children, and why we must share our passion to improve.
Peer support is empowering social workers in East Renfrewshire
How social workers sharing ideas has been inspirational for their learning and practice.
Knowing what we need to know, when we need to know it
Diana Beveridge of Scottish Government explains why improving permanence by reading the data works.
Adoption: dispelling the myths and realising the reality
The rewards of adopting can far outweigh any barriers
Legal opinion: We can do our bit to cut down drift in permanence planning
Jennifer McKearney, of Aberdeenshire’s legal and governance department explains how PACE has cut drift and delay in their decision making
Getting the parents' point of view across
Paul McKee is an advocacy worker who helps parents to express their views when decisions are being made about their children.
Concurrency: Planning for all outcomes
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 youngest looked-after children.