“It’s good to raise our profile as IROs, it’s good to set the bar high and expect the best for the children we work for. Having a clear vision and clear expectations should leave no excuses for ineffective practice.” Otilia Broadhurst, independent reviewing officer.
“[…] we care about families. We care about people being able to help themselves. We believe in helping people to help themselves, but we are not doing that. We are simply saying, “The state will take care of this, because you have failed as a parent.” What message does that send about our vision of society?