I'm a registered Social Worker with 25 years' practice experience in statutory childcare services; including children looked after, family support, child protection, fostering & adoption, education, supervising trainee SW’s and was a vice-chair of a LA foster panel. I was a Children's Guardian/Family Court Advisor, preparing reports for care proceedings & private law matters. I am an experienced social care regulatory inspector. In August 2015 I became an independent social care consultant. I provide independent external quality assurance reviews for children's home providers & comprehensive child care/risk assessment reports for court and panels.