SSIW

AcronymDefinition
SSIWSay Something in Welsh (learning)
SSIWSocial Services Inspectorate for Wales (UK)
SSIWSouth Shore Iron Works (Chicago, IL)
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Roedd 'na dri pherson yn y stafell pan gyrhaeddais i - pob un yn ddysgwr SSIW, fel mae'n digwydd.
Referring specifically to Bridgend Council, the spokeswoman said, 'The authority is currently subject to monitoring from the SSIW as a result of concerns about its children's services.
She added that the SSIW were 'happy' with progress being made.
Richard Tebboth, SSIW's deputy chief inspector said there had been a shift in council's attitudes towards social services in the last year.
By November last year, the SSIW placed the department one category higher at 'uncertain prospects' for improvement after examining the 'nature, range and quality' of services for adults.
SSIW representative Kevin Barker said the extra resources invested in the county's social services was `no mean achievement.' But he said maintaining the improvement would be the real challenge, which would rely a great deal on effective leadership.
Swansea was one of seven local authorities reviewed for the report and the SSIW said the city's child protection service was the only one of those inspected that was serving most people well, with promising prospects for improvement.
But in a report, due to be discussed at a scrutiny meeting of the Vale of Glamorgan County Council on Monday, the department was praised for its overall improvement since an SSIW evaluation last year.
'The SSIW will continue helping councils to tackle effectively the issues identified in the report, including problems in recruiting and retaining staff.'
The team from the Social Services Inspectorate for Wales (SSIW) examined the range and quality of child protection services, and found that the authority ``demonstrated a clear commitment to keeping the children and young people of Denbighshire safe''.
Speaking after the Social Services Inspectorate Wales published its follow-up report to last year's damning joint review, deputy Cardiff Council leader (Schools and Children) Peter Perkins said the council was committed to making progress in partnership with the SSIW, and it had made considerable efforts to improve.
The report published by the Social Services Inspectorate for Wales (SSIW) found that means of safeguarding residents' well-being at Hazelcroft were ``not used, ineffective or confused''.