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Improvement notice issued to Medway Council

Improvement notice issued to Medway Council as a result of poor performance in children's social care services.

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An improvement notice was issued on 17 July 2013, followed by a second improvement notice issued on 21 May 2014 due to poor performance in children’s social care services.

Ofsted inspected Medway’s arrangements for the protection of children and published a report on 9 January 2013. A report for looked-after children’s services was published on 23 August 2013.

The resulting reports judged the council as ‘inadequate’ overall.

This was closed on 1 December 2015.