Inspection Reports

Organisations across Wiltshire have worked together well to overcome issues that have been raised in inspections conducted by the different inspectorates over the last few years…

Published: 16 December 2016

Probation services in the north of London had deteriorated and work by the Community Rehabilitation Company responsible for managing low and medium-risk offenders was poor. People were more at risk as a result, and this was unacceptable.

Published: 15 December 2016

Despite some good work with children who had committed crimes, Lewisham Youth Offending Service and the other bodies they worked with needed a sharper focus on reducing reoffending and protecting the public.

Published: 08 December 2016

‘Strategic arrangements for the management and oversight of domestic abuse in Lincolnshire are well developed, based on a good understanding of the extent and nature of domestic abuse and are having an impact across services to improve responses to children who have experienced domestic abuse….’

Published: 05 December 2016

‘…Overall, we found excellent work being undertaken to understand and address the particularly complex situations of children and young people, some of whom used serious violence against
their peers and the public.’

Published: 02 November 2016

‘A strong, committed multi-agency partnership in Salford prioritises children living with domestic abuse and promotes a culture of continuous improvement. There is a good understanding of the prevalence of domestic abuse in Salford and this informs strategic thinking….’

Published: 28 October 2016

‘…Overall, we found dedicated staff who had built constructive relationships both with the children and young people who had offended, and their families. Well-written reports provided the court with relevant information to assist sentencing.’

Published: 19 October 2016

Staff and managers had a good understanding of the children and young people they supervised and aimed to provide services to meet their specific diverse needs. Caseloads were manageable with staff having the time to work intensively with children and young people when this was appropriate.

Published: 12 October 2016

The Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) responsible for managing low and medium risk offenders in Kent is doing some excellent work, but the National Probation Service (NPS), who manage higher-risk offenders, is struggling due to staff shortages.

Published: 06 October 2016

‘…Overall, we found that the welfare and safety of children and young people was the core principle underpinning practice at North Lincolnshire YOT. Case managers were motivated, committed and
enthusiastic.’

Published: 05 October 2016