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Putting the Care Pledge into Practice

To mark the third anniversary of the Care Experienced Conference, which led to the creation of a care pledge, those involved reflect on how the key messages have influenced policy and practice.

Inspections Clinic: Leaving care services

Evidence from Ofsted shows support to help care leavers transition to independence is still lacking. The inspectorate tells Jo Stephenson of its plans to sharpen councils’ focus on improving provision.

University challenge: help for care leavers

Care-experienced young people are significantly less likely to attend university than their peers. Experts explore what support needs to be in place for them to access the benefits of higher education.

Trauma-informed Practice: Special Report

Adverse childhood experiences can have far-reaching negative consequences on people’s lives, but there are growing efforts to implement trauma-informed practices in services to improve long-term outcomes.

Making a house into a home

The National House Project works with councils to support young people in care to move into their own homes. Jo Stephenson spoke to staff and participants to find out how it works and the difference it makes.

Special Report: Commissioning Care

Commissioners play a pivotal role in ensuring vulnerable children receive the care they need. However, demand and funding pressures are driving the development of new systems and changes in practice.