Category Archive: Child Protection

Jan 29

WALES – Social workers to gain powers to enter homes in abuse cases

Welsh government publishes legislation to overhaul social services. Social workers in Wales would gain powers to enter homes where abuse is suspected to assess adults at risk under legislation to overhaul social services in Wales, published yesterday. The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill would create adult protection and support orders, which would be granted by the …

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Feb 18

WALES – Cardiff child protection social worker agency and staff jobs added

The council deals with cases referred by police, schools and women’s aid groups. Cardiff council is taking on more social workers after some staff said an “excessive” workload risked their ability to protect at-risk children. The local authority has found £250,000 to hire five agency staff and plans to employ eight permanent staff in April. …

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