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Children’s and adolescents’ mental health service facing serious problems

A report by the Health Select Committee published on 5th November 2014, has warned there are ‘serious and deeply ingrained problems’ running throughout the entire system. According to the report, the safety of young people is at risk with access to inpatient mental health services severely inadequate. This means the safetyRead More

Staying Put funds allocated to English local authorities

At age eighteen, foster children are generally left without living arrangements; however this is all set to change. The Department for Education funded a full year for the Stay Put provision, which provides local arrangements for individuals in foster care who are over eighteen. This Stay Put arrangement allows theRead More