Private children’s home providers charging councils too much, report says

Private providers of children’s homes and foster care are making “significant and persistent” profits by charging cash-strapped local authorities elevated prices for increasingly scarce placements, the...

Ofsted schools framework ‘not fit’ for children in care

Ofsted’s school inspections framework is “not fit for purpose” when it comes to vulnerable children, the chair of the National Association of Virtual School Headteachers (NAVSH) has said. Speaking at a meeting...

Children’s homes facing ‘horrific’ recruitment and retention problems

Residential children’s care providers are warning of a staffing crisis, amid burnout fears and a salary war breaking out among homes.
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