Local authorities – getting better all the time?


Posted on March 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

By JEF SMITH

Once again November saw rising stars – and a few falling ones, though the predominant direction was upwards. The annual ratings of adult social services departments produced by the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) brought mostly encouraging news. Twenty-four councils improved, while only 15 went down; there are now 48 authorities with three stars, as against 44 last year; and for the second year running no department achieved no stars at all.

The overall upward movement has now gone on for five years in succession and there was a general p





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