Ofsted warns over lack of care home provision

A lack of children’s homes across England and Wales has led to more young people living in unregulated provision or far away from their homes, Ofsted has warned. There are currently 78,150 children in care...

Hundreds of experts sign letter calling for independent review of care system

More than 500 experts in children’s social care have signed a joint letter calling on the government to launch an “ambitious” independent review into the system. Read the full article on this link to Children...

Hundreds of experts sign letter calling for independent review of care system

More than 500 experts in children’s social care have signed a joint letter calling on the government to launch an “ambitious” independent review into the system. The letter, addressed to education secretary...

Category - Looked After Children

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...

Muslim fostering

The Fostering Network has published a report on the findings of the Muslim Fostering Project which explored the experiences of Muslim children in foster care and that of Muslim foster carers in the UK. Recommendations include: Ofsted to include...