Inspection of Children’s Social Services: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council 2013

Findings from our inspection of Children's Social Services in Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.

This inspection took place in November 2013 to find out if sufficient progress has been made to improve the quality and consistency of services for children and young people.

Key findings

  • Since the last inspection significant progress has been made to strengthen the management team who have a clear direction to take forward the improvement agenda
  • There has been strong political and corporate support for the improvement agenda
  • There has been effective prioritisation of the actions set out in the improvement plan
  • Despite the significant amount of work which has been carried out this has not as yet resulted in consistent improvement in performance and quality across the planning and delivery of children’s services