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Children, Social work leaders

Bill to end profit from children’s care placements in Wales published

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Children

Discharge of care orders: filling the evidence gap

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Children, Social work leaders

More children in care placed far from home, increasing risk of poorer wellbeing, finds research

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Children

‘The wrong people are running the care system – and getting it badly wrong’

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Children, Social work leaders

Latest rise in care population driven by growth in number of asylum-seeking children, show DfE figures

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‘Advocates and independent visitors made me feel listened to – but too many children in care lack this’

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Children, Social work leaders

One in eight fostering households quit last year, finds Ofsted

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Children, Social work leaders

Specialist placements needed to reform a care system not working for teenagers, finds review

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Children

‘Five things we can learn from the voices of 10,000 children in care’

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Rebekah Pierre

Children

‘I wanted to go back and stand up for the little girl that I was’

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Children, Social work leaders

How social workers can improve support for the ‘silent and unheard majority’ of kinship carers

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Children

‘Social workers should do everything to help children in care maintain the relationships that matter’

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Children

Third of looked-after children aged 16 and 17 in unregulated settings

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Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders

Number of unregistered children’s homes doubled last year, finds Ofsted

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Children

Most children in care not satisfied with frequency of family contact, study finds

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‘Inadequate’ council doing better for young people but services remain inconsistent, says Ofsted

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