TITLE

WHO'S REALLY RESPONSIBLE?

AUTHOR(S)
Maier, Emma
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;4/16/2009, Issue 1766, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Haringey Council of London, England, has dismissed an agency practitioner and suspended two staff social workers for inadequate handling of workloads after the Baby P case. The case involves a 17-month old boy who died after suffering injuries during which he was seen by social services. The three staff members have been accused of inadequate handling of 1,000 referrals. The author inquires whether the social workers were at fault or the problem was with the system.
ACCESSION #
40416430

 

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