Important ICHA Press Release in response to Children’s Commissioner reports re residential child care

ICHA Media release Response to the 3 Children’s Commissioner reports “The Children Who No-One Knows What to Do With”, “The 2020 Stability Index” and “Private provision in children’s social care” published 11th November 2020 https://www.icha.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Response-to-the-3-Childrens-Commissioner-reports-11.11.20.pdf The ICHA would like to make it clear that whilst we were invited to discuss the contents of “Private provision [...]

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The Consortium for Therapeutic Communities – Free online Conference 9-11 November 2020

Dear Colleagues We are delighted to confirm that the detailed programme for the TCTC International Conference 9-11 November is now available online. It’s a free event (although as a small charity we really welcome and encourage donations) and whilst the full programme is spread across 3 days, the advantage of an online event is that [...]

By |2020-10-06T18:34:59+01:00October 6th, 2020|News|Comments Off on The Consortium for Therapeutic Communities – Free online Conference 9-11 November 2020

Live presentation – Procurement within children’s services – 2 September 1pm

ICHA’s CEO Peter Sandiford, has no hesitation in recommending to providers and colleagues in local authority commissioning Léonie Cowen’s presentation: Procurement Within Children’s Services - Live At Your Desk - Learn Live for MBL.  This will be held on 2nd September at 1.00-2.00pm.  He believes this is particularly timely, as local authorities and providers explore [...]

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EMBARGOED 00.01 Tuesday, 30 June – Children at the heart of recovery – Social Media Pack

We have therefore decided to bring forward the launch of our joint statement and social media action to tomorrow 00.01 (Tuesday 30 June) in order to coincide with this speech. We have not taken this decision lightly but we believe that aligning with the news agenda is of paramount importance. The statement and accompanying press release [...]

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Endorsements of ICHA

“We joined ICHA about 15 years ago, branching out from the rather closed world of therapeutic communities, in order to be better informed about what our competitors, especially in the private sector, were thinking and doing.  We have never regretted it, have always found ICHA a rich source of information and mutual support. We have [...]

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ICHA Press Release in response to LGA Profit paper (27.2.20)

PRESS RELEASE Profit making and Risk in Independent Children’s Social Care Placement Providers Andrew Rome: Revolution Consulting January 2020 EMBARGOED TILL 00:01 ON THURSDAY 27TH FEBRUARY Profit at the expense of children … or… The cost of caring for children with the greatest needs? The Independent Children’s Homes Association welcomes the insight this publication gives [...]

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