Residential and specialist care

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The optimum place

  • Commissioning | Social Care | Family courts and Cafcass | Residential and specialist care

As the number of children in care continues to rise, Joe...

Still standing by

  • Leaving care | Residential and specialist care

With the Children and Social Work Act requiring councils to...

Wellbeing at home

  • Residential and specialist care

With two thirds of young people in residential care...

The care remainers

  • Fostering and adoption | Residential and specialist care

All four nations of the UK have some form of provision for...

Alone in a new land

  • Asylum | Residential and specialist care

Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children represent a rising...

Around the corner

  • Social Care | Leaving care | Residential and specialist care | Residential Children's Care

Young people in residential care will soon have the right to...

In a good place

  • Social Care | Residential and specialist care | Foster Care | Residential Children's Care

As the number of children in care reaches record levels, Joe...

Ripe for reform

  • Social Care | Fostering and adoption | Residential and specialist care | Foster Care

With government pledging to undertake a 'national stocktake'...

Enduring ties

  • Residential and specialist care | Leaving Care

The government is reviewing the role of personal advisers in...

Under closer inspection

  • Fostering and adoption | Residential and specialist care | Safeguarding and child protection | Inspections

Children's social care inspections are undergoing radical...

Good Practice

Cove Care

  • Residential and specialist care | Mental Health

Specialist children's homes provide an alternative to...

No Wrong Door

  • Fostering and adoption | Residential and specialist care | Residential Children's Care

North Yorkshire Council creates children's home "hubs",...

Resilient Care Home Team

  • Residential and specialist care | Crime prevention | Policing | Residential Children's Care

West Mercia Police team reduces criminalisation and missing...

Innovation for children in care

  • Residential and specialist care | Foster Care | Residential Children's Care

Amid the multitude of challenges in working with children in...

Research

Leaving Care Report

  • Residential and specialist care | Leaving Care

Statistical data and biographical stories record that the...

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