Put end to unregulated provision for under-18s, urge campaigners

Fiona Simpson
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Consultation to tighten restrictions on the use of unregulated supported accommodation does not go far enough, say campaigners. But children’s services leaders call for councils to be given flexibility in finding the right settings.

Campaigners are calling for every looked-after child to receive care until they reach 18 and new standards for care leavers’ accommodation. Picture: Martinan/Adobe Stock
Campaigners are calling for every looked-after child to receive care until they reach 18 and new standards for care leavers’ accommodation. Picture: Martinan/Adobe Stock

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