Transition from childrens services


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Hertfordshire County Council (16 009 954)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 27-Sep-2017

    Summary: There has been confusion about the payments made to the complainant to help her look after her disabled sister. The Council's Panel decisions are also not properly recorded and the complainant's wish to return to work has not been fully considered. The Council has accepted the Ombudsman's recommendations for procedural change and a payment for the avoidable distress.

  • Hertfordshire County Council (16 012 970)

    Statement Upheld Transition from childrens services 13-Sep-2017

    Summary: There was fault in the Council's handling of D's transition from residential accommodation and the interim provision it put in place. This caused him and his family injustice. The Council has agreed to recommendation that it should make an apology and financial remedy of £1500.

  • 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.

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