Source: Ofsted Published 19 January 2022
This report brings out the voices of the care leavers and serves as a reminder about what is particularly important to their experience of leaving care. Some simple things that could make a huge difference to care leavers’ experiences include:
- telling care leavers about the available support
- helping them to stay in touch with important people
- working with them to ensure that they have the skills they need before moving on
A timely reminder of the simple things Independent reviewing officers and social workers can, should, be doing in order to make a positive difference.
Read the report: ‘Ready or not’: care leavers’ views of preparing to leave care