Social care’s relationship with adolescents is in the limelight. Issues facing children in care and care leavers are unique and areas the government wants to prioritise.
The Department for Education has expressed a particular interest in providing a consistent approach to support across adolescence in care and leaving care. It wants to fund new ways of looking at supporting young people in care, or with disabilities, as they transition into adulthood, as well as “changing the journey of young people completely” by keeping adolescents out of care.
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By Luke Stevenson on April 12, 2016 in Community Care: What do the government’s innovation plans tell us about the future of children’s services?