Is it time for all policy to consider the needs of care leavers?

Posted on by Christine Garrington

Every policy should take into account the needs of care-leavers, participants at the launch of a major new research report on outcomes from a childhood in care were told. The Nuffield Foundation funded study, which pushes forward the boundaries of knowledge by looking at what happens in mid-life to those who have been in care as children, finds disturbing disparities – with some groups faring much worse than others. Read the blog in full at…

Child of our Time source: http://childofourtimeblog.org.uk/2021/07/is-it-time-for-all-policy-to-consider-the-needs-of-care-leavers/

The lifelong health and wellbeing trajectories of people who have been in care: Findings from the Looked-after Children Grown up Project, is by Amanda Sacker with Emily Murray, Rebecca Lacey and Barbara Maughan. It is published by the Nuffield Foundation.

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