Guidance

Joint inspections of arrangements and services for children in need of help and protection

Framework and guidance for joint targeted area inspections of local area services.

Documents

Joint targeted area inspections: framework and guidance

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Joint targeted area inspections: framework and guidance

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Detail

Joint targeted area inspections are carried out by:

  • Ofsted
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary
  • Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation

Local Safeguarding Children Boards and member agencies can use this guidance to understand how inspections are conducted. They may also find it useful when carrying out self evaluations or improvement planning.