Third of under-18s moved to independent settings within week of entering care, figures show

Fiona Simpson
Thursday, July 14, 2022

More than 2,000 16- and 17-year-olds moved into independent or semi-independent accommodation within a week of entering care last year, Ofsted data shows.

More than 5,000 children are living in independent or semi-independent accommodation, according to Ofsted. Picture: Adobe Stock
More than 5,000 children are living in independent or semi-independent accommodation, according to Ofsted. Picture: Adobe Stock

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