New edition of newsletter for children and young people's advocacy organisations is now available.
LGO leads the debate on local accountability
The LGO has published findings from a roundtable event about ensuring effective local accountability.
Ombudsman warns of the risk of determining capacity without proper assessment
Social workers are being reminded that capacity assessments made under the Mental Capacity Act must be recorded properly, after an investigation by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) found a man had been forced to live in a care home against his wishes and without sufficient evidence of going through the proper process.