Children’s residential care

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Source: Guardian

Date: 16 June 2024

The Guardian has published a news story on children’s homes in England. An Observer analysis of government data shows a decline in the number of places in council-run children’s homes and an increased reliance on privately run provision. The article highlights some concerns about the decline in the number of council-managed residential children’s homes, such as children needing to be placed further away from their families.

Read the news story: Places in council-run children’s homes in England fall by third as private firms take over