Quest Monday(ish) News Issue 24: 4th January 2022
Happy New Year! May your 2022 be wonderful and safe!
“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.” - Nido Qubein
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Local child safeguarding practice review
Community Care reports that a Local Child Safeguarding Practice Review has been commissioned by the Bradford Partnership to investigate the circumstances prior to the murder of Star Hobson. The findings of the review are due to be published in January 2022 and will inform the ongoing national review into the murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes. The report will outline clear recommendations on how safeguarding practices can be improved to better protect children in future.
Big Schools Birdwatch 2022 January 5 - January 21
Like so many things, Big Schools’ Birdwatch was a bit different in 2021. But in 2022, we’re really looking forward to things being more normal, with teachers and pupils once again coming together to count the birds they see at school.
Full spirit of Care Act not being met, says DHSC ahead of return of local authority performance assessment
Government would have powers to intervene where councils are failing to discharge Care Act duties.
Supreme Court rules on mental capacity and sexual consent
People need to understand that partners must be able to give and maintain consent to be found to have capacity to engage in sex, finds highest court as it rejects disabled man's appeal.