TITLE

Shoesmith: Baby P did not represent service failure

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;9/23/2010, Issue 1836, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses whether the death of a 17 month old boy, Baby P represents service failure. The former director of Haringey Council's children's services, Sharon Shoesmith says that the kid's death did not demonstrate a systematic departmental failure. She criticized the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) and opines that a developmental aspect was lost when the body took over responsibility for inspecting social care from the Commission and reveals its the personal impact on her.
ACCESSION #
55495289

 

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