Research and analysis

A new approach to preventative services for children and families

Ofsted good practice example showing how Sheffield uses an innovative approach to preventative services for children and families.

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Sheffield City Council - good practice example.doc

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Sheffield City Council has a multi-agency perspective to preventative services for children and families. This has resulted in good information sharing and joint work at an early stage, so families receive appropriate services at the right time. As a result, there has been a reduction in families requiring social care intervention.

Published 4 February 2013