Two more councils vote to recognise care experience as a protected characteristic

Newport Council, in Wales, passed the motion on 23 January, with Camden Council following suit on 29 January and becoming the 76th UK council to pledge to consider discrimination against those with care...

Children in care

Ofsted has published a report examining provision for children with complex needs in children’s homes in England. The report explores the broad use of the term ‘complex needs’ in placement decisions;...

Councils reveal sharp rise in high-cost children’s care placements

There has been a sharp rise in the number of social care placements costing £10,000 a week, a Local Government Association (LGA) survey has revealed. While in 2018/19 there were 120 such placements, this...

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