Wood sets out priority areas in residential care reform

Government efforts to improve residential care will focus on just two areas until there is clarity about leadership arrangements across children’s social care in its entirety, the man in charge of the reforms has said.

 Sir Alan Wood, chair of the Residential Care Leadership Board set up to lead on the delivery of changes recommended in Sir Martin Narey’s 2016 review of the sector, told CYP Now that for the time being, resources are being concentrated on trialling so-called Staying Close arrangements for young people to remain supported up to 25, and looking at ways to improve placement commissioning.
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