2018

Change your life forever by adopting

Last Updated: January 16, 2018

If you could open your heart and provide a permanent home for a Doncaster child you are invited to find out more by calling at our upcoming adoption drop-in information event tomorrow, Wednesday 17 January 2018.

The Trust, who deliver social care services for children, young people and families in Doncaster, are to host the event at The Dome, on Wednesday 17 January 2018, between 5pm and 8pm.

Major inspection rates Doncaster Children’s Services Trust as Good

Last Updated: January 19, 2018

Ofsted has rated services delivered by the country’s first independent Trust as ‘good’ across the board following a full inspection at the end of last year.

In their report, published today (Friday 19 January), the inspectors have praised the work being delivered by Doncaster Children’s Services Trust and the council; all services are now rated as ‘good’ as a result of a robust, determined and clear leadership and the Trust being ‘highly effective in developing a culture for good social work to flourish’.

Warm welcome promised at children’s centre

Last Updated: January 23, 2018

Staff at the Trust's Beechfield Centre have launched a video to show children what they can expect when they arrive for planned visits with their family.

Designed to allay any fears or concerns children, who have been taken into care, may have about their first visit, the video has been created as a guided tour, with staff introducing themselves and highlighting the exciting facilities on offer at the centre, on College Road.

Health and Trust partners in line for national award

Last Updated: January 31, 2018

A partnership programme set up to help expectant mothers has been recognised in a national award.

Melissa Simpson, the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust lead on the multi-agency Pregnancy Liaison Meeting (PLM) team and the scheme’s founder, Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Trust midwife Debbie Rees-Pollard, are among the finalists in the partnership working category of the national Royal College of Midwives’ 2018 awards

The Pregnancy Liaison Meeting is held to discuss clients who are less than 16 weeks into pregnancy, who have current or historic safeguarding concerns.

“You painted a picture of the situation for the young person and were clearly passionate about promoting his voice.”

Practice development social worker

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