Category Archive: Care Leaver Support

Jan 18

ENGLAND – Ofsted launches new single inspection for children’s services

Ofsted’s new single framework for the inspection of local authority services for vulnerable children will come into effect from November 2013. The framework will bring together child protection, services for looked after children and care leavers, and local authority fostering and adoption services.   Inspection gradings have been revised so that anything less than ‘good’ …

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May 26

ENGLAND – Councils rise to minister’s challenge on care leaver support

Nearly two thirds of local authorities are providing care leavers with grants of at least £2,000 to help them set up home after children’s minister Edward Timpson called on them to boost levels of support. More local authorities now offer support to care leavers to help them live independently Speaking at an event in London …

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