Care leavers ‘likely to suffer poor health 30 years later’

A joint study by University College London (UCL) and King’s College London analysed the data from 350,000 people who self-reported their health after 10, 20 and 30 years.

Adults who lived in residential care during childhood had a 40 per cent chance of reporting poor health 10 years later. This rose to an 85 per cent chance over the following two decades.

Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now

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