Guidance

Inspecting the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service: framework

The framework for Ofsted inspections of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass).

Documents

Framework and evaluation schedule for the inspection of services for the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass)

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Framework and evaluation schedule for the inspection of services for the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass)

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Detail

This document outlines the framework for the inspection of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass). These inspections focus on the quality and effectiveness of Cafcass private and public law practice with families, the leadership and management of local services and the leadership and governance of the national organisation. In evaluating the impact of the service, the inspection will also evaluate the effectiveness of Cafcass to positively influence the effectiveness of the family justice system both locally and nationally.