What is the Joint Area Review?
The JAR is part of the new integrated inspection framework of children’s services and examines how services are contributing to the well-being of children and young people.
This system wide inspection covers all publicly-funded services for children and young people, including those that are directly managed or commissioned by the city council, as well as services provided by health and youth justice services.
Well being is defined in terms of the five outcomes described in “Every Child Matters”:
JAR inspectors visited the city from the end of January 2008 for two weeks.
Read more about the inspection's findings for the Final JAR Report and also JAR Action Plan.
In this section:
For further information, please contact:
Susan Harrison, JAR Programme Manager
Tel: 0116 252 6724