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Symbol’s Parenting Assessment Service at Newington Manor was inspected by Ofsted during the week of 17th March 2014 and achieved an “Outstanding” rating across all areas. Download the report here. Newington Manor is the first service in the country  to have achieved this coveted rating since the new Framework for the Inspection of Residential Family Centres

New Practice Guidance

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Social Workers get new practice guidance on working with people with learning disabilities and  mental health needs (30th September 2013)

26 week time frame for Care Proceedings

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Symbol Family Support Services is able to work with parties to support them in reducing the time scale for proceedings; the standard length of assessments undertaken by Symbol has been reduced to six weeks with recommendations provided within this time frame.