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Review of Quality Training

At the centre of quality assurance of your setting is a regular review by the manager, shared with Ofsted, of the qulaity of services offered.

Putting this significant document together can be a significant endeavour? When is it enough and what is put in? How to examine and analyse it, as well as what criteria Ofsted uses?

This half-day programme aims to offer solutions by emphasising explanation, legislation, SCCIF, sharing of experiences, learning from one another, and examples to back them up.

Expect some group work and the need as a manager, to be innovative and creative!!

the course

Learning outcomes:

  • Improve understanding of the legislative requirements for quality review reports across all legislation and guidance
  • Recognise and understand why this is such an important document
  • Be able to identify the key elements- what’s needed and why?
  • Evaluate and Analysis- what does this mean in practice?
  • Gain an understanding of how to prepare and plan your review
  • Identify and take back key themes for your individual homes.
  • Gain and discuss with peers an understanding of tools to use to prepare and complete

the trainers

The sessions are led by Sharon Deacon and Brian Smith.

Sharon has extensive knowledge and expertise, built over a 34-year career in Residential Child Care, Social work, Local Authority Commissioning and the Unregulated 16+ sector. She is dedicated to quality assurance, and safeguarding practice, and has key skills in the development of leaders and managers in the residential sector. They are now an independent consultant, offering robust QA’s, specialist social care consultancy, and Ofsted ready preparation and training to a range of providers and sectors.

Brian has experience of over 37 years in social care, holding various senior management roles including children’s homes and supported accommodation before working with service providers to improve services to children. What drives Brian is a continued belief that we must do better in achieving positive outcomes for children in care and use the learning from all opportunities to improve the quality of life for these children.


The course will be running online.

If you’re unable to make this one but are interested, or have eight or more managers and wish to run the event at your venue, please contact us.

booking and dates

This half-day course is delivered online for £69+VAT.

If you have booked five places the sixth place is free.

CHANASAP, NAFPSW Forum, and RI Network members receive a 25% discount – members price is £52+VAT