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FCA North East Highly Commended at the National Children & Young People Awards

Neil Morris, Operations Director at FCA, and his team in the North East region were Highly Commended at this week’s National Children and Young People Awards.

July 29 2021 - 3 min read

These unique awards celebrate excellence in care for children, young people and families, showcase innovation and best practice in this area and pay tribute to those individuals or organisation who excel in quality care provision.

Judges at this year’s awards commented: “Neil and his team are dedicated and passionate about getting things right for children and young people. Their approach to stepping back and identifying gaps in their practice to ensure a seamless and holistic approach is commendable. They ensure that the voice of the child is truly at the heart of what they do and shapes all future work to be done with them with other relevant bodies to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of promoting wellbeing.”

FCA North East region are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for the overall experiences and progress of the children and young people in its care. Underpinning all the region’s hard work in providing the best possible outcomes for children and young people is the agency’s ‘Safe and Happy’ mantra – a pledge which is now embedded within the culture of FCA.

Neil Morris, Operations Director at FCA said: “Safe and Happy is our approach to safeguarding and how we endeavour to build a service that means that our children are happy whilst with us. We want to inspire our children and help them shape a bright future through accessing opportunities and forming positive and supportive relationships. We want our children to know we are ambitious about them and to help make a difference that will last a lifetime.”

Overall, a fantastic achievement for Neil and the North East team to be recognised amongst the best in providing top quality care within the sector.

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