Tag Archive: children

Calls for child safeguarding inquiry in Wales after Logan Mwangi’s death

4th July, 2022 11:14 am

here are calls for a nationwide independent inquiry into children’s services in Wales to prevent tragedies like the murder of Logan Mwangi murder from happening again. The five-year-old was killed by his mother, step-father and 14-year-old step-brother, having been subjected to injuries likened to child abuse by a High Court judge. Angharad Williamson, 31, and John Cole, 40, were jailed for life... View Article

Lower caseloads – not expert units or staff – best way to improve safeguarding, say social workers

22nd June, 2022 2:16 pm

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to snap poll say lower caseloads would do most to improve child protection, while a sixth favour setting up multi-agency teams as recommended by review into Arthur and Star cases Community Care readers have overwhelmingly called for reduced caseloads as the best way to improve child protection in a snap poll. Almost two-thirds (63%) of more... View Article