Social workers: are you aware of foster carers’ full entitlements?

A chartered tax adviser gives advice on the financial help available to foster carers of children with additional needs.
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Leicestershire Cares supports calls for an independent care review in England

Today marks two weeks since the findings of the Independent Care Review in Scotland were published. Launched in February 2017, the Review took a ‘root and branch’ approach to reviewing the underpinning...

Care Day 2020 is coming!

Leicestershire Cares believes in world where no one is left behind and that is why we work with some of the most vulnerable but inspiring young people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. On Friday 21...

Category - Looked After Children

Care Day 2020 is coming!

Leicestershire Cares believes in world where no one is left behind and that is why we work with some of the most vulnerable but inspiring young people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. On Friday 21 February, we will be joining the rest of...

Care experienced children

The Robertson Trust has published a report evaluating MCR Pathways, a school-based mentoring programme for care-experienced and disadvantaged children and young people in Scotland which aims to improve school attendance, participation and...

Looked after children

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report about looked after children who are living in placements outside of their local area. Findings include: over 30,000 (41% of) looked after children are living ‘out of area’ in England...