Transition from childrens services


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Durham County Council (16 012 258)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 25-Apr-2017

    Summary: The Council delayed carrying out transition assessments when Y neared 18 and then withdrew weekly overnight respite sessions for almost three months. The Council should apologise, review its procedures and pay Mrs X £1000 for the lost respite and her time and trouble in having to chase the matter.

  • Kent County Council (15 007 344)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 09-Feb-2017

    Summary: The Council has agreed to arrange an independent investigation of Miss B's complaint under the statutory complaints procedure for children's social care, so I have discontinued my investigation.

  • Essex County Council (16 011 102)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 07-Feb-2017

    Summary: there was fault by the Council in failing to make provision for the seven months between March and September 2016 for the social care needs of the complainant's son, P.

  • Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (16 004 812)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 06-Jan-2017

    Summary: The Council did not monitor C's preparing for adulthood transition plan and it delayed consulting College 1 before naming it in C's Education, Health and Care Plan. This caused two months of unnecessary uncertainty and anxiety.

  • Buckinghamshire County Council (16 002 997)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 03-Jan-2017

    Summary: The Council was at fault by failing to plan in good time for Mr X's transfer to adult services when he reached 18. The Council has apologised and will pay £2817.50 for mentoring sessions Mr X missed out on and the distress a period without a placement caused Mr X and his sister, who cares for him.

  • Nottinghamshire County Council (16 002 691)

    Statement Not upheld Transition from childrens services 30-Nov-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsmen have found that reasonable steps have been taken by a number of agencies to implement recommendations made in a serious case review carried out by the local adult safeguarding board.

  • Kent County Council (16 006 992)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 29-Nov-2016

    Summary: Failings by the Council's children's services department meant the complainant was not provided with housing as a care leaver in 2014 and was not afforded the priority she could have received on the local housing authority's housing register. To remedy the injustice the Council offered Ms X a sum of compensation and the local housing authority has also offered her priority on its housing band for a period of time.

  • Northamptonshire County Council (16 005 582)

    Statement Not upheld Transition from childrens services 17-Nov-2016

    Summary: The Transition Care Plan the Council completed in relation to Mr and Ms X's son provides adequate information about his needs and how these will be met.

  • North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council (14 020 430)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 28-Sep-2016

    Summary: The Council failed to assess C's adult social care needs when asked and has delayed unreasonably in dealing with a request from another Council to conduct the assessment so that Council can complete his transition planning for leaving care.

  • Lincolnshire County Council (15 020 374)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 23-Sep-2016

    Summary: There was delay in arranging overnight respite care for the complainant's daughter following the transition from children's to adult services. The Council failed to make any provision for around a year. The Council has offered a suitable payment to recognise the loss of support. It has agreed to apologise to Mrs X and review procedures. This is a satisfactory remedy.

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