Tusla launches new Child Protection and Welfare Strategy
22nd May 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency today launched its new Child Protection and Welfare Strategy for 2017-2022. The Strategy is a central part of Tusla’s on-going programme of transformation and includes a new national approach to practice, the Signs of Safety, which will ensure that all staff will engage with children and families using one consistent approach.
Reporting of child protection concerns
15th May 2017 - Following last week’s Ransomware cyberattack, the HSE and Tusla have taken a number of steps to protect their joint ICT systems. All external emails have been blocked since Friday evening as a precautionary measure while security work is undertaken and staff currently have no access to emails.
Publication of National Review Panel Reports
10th May 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency today publishes executive summary reports by the National Review Panel (NRP) reviewing the deaths of five children and young people. The NRP is also today publishing two annual reports for 2015 and 2016.
Tusla statement on HIQA inspection of the Dublin South Central fostering service
18th April 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency notes the findings of the HIQA inspection report published today in relation to fostering services in the Dublin South Central area.
Tusla – Child and Family Agency Publishes Business Plan for 2017
12th April 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency has today published its Business Plan for 2017 which outlines the key activities for the Agency in 2017, including the continuation of a wide ranging transformation programme which will result in a fundamental change in how the Agency engages with families and children, to move away from the status quo.
Publication of the report of a case review into the care of ‘Mary’
29th March 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency and the Health Service Executive (HSE) have today, 29 March 2017, published the report of a case review into the care of ‘Mary’, a young woman with an intellectual disability. The review was jointly commissioned by Tusla and the HSE in 2016 and the report has been submitted to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and the Department of Health.
Clifden parenting initiative shortlisted for a national award from AONTAS
9th March 2017 - A parenting initiative in Clifden has been shortlisted for a national award from AONTAS, the Irish national adult learning organisation. ‘Parents Learning Together Programme: Renovating Homes, Remaking Gardens, Renewing Targeted Communities’ was developed and organised by Tusla – Child and Family Agency.
Tusla Media Statement
10th February 2017 - Tusla Media Statement
Tusla – Child and Family Agency publishes Early Years Inspectorate Annual Report 2015
21st December 2016 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency today publishes the Annual Report 2015 of its Early Years Inspectorate. The report outlines the activities of the Inspectorate which is tasked with inspecting pre-schools, play groups, nurseries, crèches, day-care and similar services which cater for children aged up to six years.