Social Work Services
Avocet provides a range of Social Work Services to local authorities and private industry agencies.
Our services are carried out by qualified Social Workers and all work is overseen by the Directors.
The needs of the child are the focus of our services whether we are providing contact supervision or reviewing the annual approval of a Foster Carer.
Our Social Work services in private and public law proceedings include the following:
Court must be informed “immediately” in the event of any non-compliance. In Re W (Children) EWFC 22, the President has reminded practitioners that parties in cases in the Family Court are not permitted to amend a timetable fixed by the court without the prior approval of the court. In that case, in breach of a case […]... read more
Cartoon by Fran as published in Community Care e-bulletin this week.... read more
Current child neglect laws have been criticised for focusing on the physical effects of abuse only. Ofsted finds child-neglect failings One in 10 UK children ‘neglected’ Bid to change child neglect laws The government is “seriously” considering introducing a new offence of emotional cruelty to children, the BBC understands. The proposed change to neglect laws […]... read more