Decision Maker: Dorset Council - Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
(i) That the Executive Director for People (Children) will develop a strategy and detailed roadmap to reduce the number of children in care, taking a rights-based approach, which develops services to support children to be able to grow up in a family setting.
(ii) That a further report be present to Cabinet in December 2019.
Reason for the Decision: The reduction of the number of children in care in Dorset would:-
1. Promote the rights of children
2. Improve the outcomes for children
3. Enable services to be sustainable
Report author: Mary Taylor
Publication date: 03/09/2019
Date of decision: 03/09/2019
Decided at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Dorset Council - Cabinet