Research on pre-schools inspections published by Tusla – Child and Family Agency
16th October 2014 - Research on pre-schools inspections published by , Tusla – Child and Family Agency, shows that the level of compliance with pre-school regulations is high, with most providers in compliance with most regulations. Nonetheless, there are areas where service providers can make improvements. A complementary report on the process of inspections found that Tusla inspections are comprehensive, wide-ranging and forensic.
Publication of National Review Panel Reports
16th July 2014 - The Child and Family Agency has published reports from the National Review Panel on the deaths of four* young people. The National Review Panel is an independent body, under the chairmanship of Dr. Helen Buckley, which reviews cases where children in care, in aftercare or known to child protection services die or experience serious incidents.
Appointment of Dr James Reilly, T.D. as Minister for Children and Youth Affairs
11th July 2014 - Norah Gibbons, Chairperson of Tusla – Child and Family Agency, welcomes the appointment of James Reilly, T.D. as Minister for Children and Youth Affairs
Ombudsman investigation into removal of two Roma children under s.12.
1st July 2014 - Response of Gordon Jeyes, Chief Executive of Tusla – Child and Family Agency, to the publication of the Special Inquiry into the taking into care of two Roma children in October 2013
Review of Adequacy for HSE Children and Family Services 2012
19th June 2014 - Report published by Tusla regarding services provided by the HSE in 2012 prior to the establishment of Tusla in 2014.
Records from Mother and Baby Homes
9th June 2014 - Child and Family Agency statement on Records from Mother and Baby Homes
Appointment of Minister Frances Fitzgerald TD to the Department of Justice
8th May 2014 - Statement from Tusla, the Child and Family Agency on the appointment of Minister Fitzgerald to the Department of Justice
Publication of Children First Bill 2014
14th April 2014 - Child and Family Agency welcomes publication of Children First Bill 2014
Child and Family Agency Statement regarding Gweedore Internal Review
27th March 2014 - Following the conviction of Mr F who pleaded guilty to the abuse of young boys the HSE undertook a review of Social Work practice in this case. The purpose of this review was to examine practice with a view to improving standards within the service.