Published on 12th June 2018
Almost half of the entire £8.6 billion children’s services budget in England is now spent on 73,000 children in the care system, according to analysis carried out for the children’s commissioner for England.
Published on 7th June 2018
More than 85% of social workers have experienced intimidating behaviour, BASW has warned.
Published on 1st June 2018
Thousands of children in care are still ‘pinging’ around the system, changing homes, schools or social worker, the children’s commissioner for England has found.
Published on 28th May 2018
Social care funding will need to increase by 3.9% a year to meet the needs of an ageing population and an increasing number of younger adults living with disabilities, a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned.