Rise in children's home costs shows 'limited impact of commissioning'

Fiona Simpson
Thursday, February 20, 2020

The weekly cost of placements at independent children’s homes has increased by 40 per cent in the past six years, indicating "limited impact of local authority commissioning", experts have said.

Jonathan Stanley, NERCC manager, said the rise suggests a lack of placements for children with complex needs
Jonathan Stanley, NERCC manager, said the rise suggests a lack of placements for children with complex needs

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