Base decisions on need, not legal status, the Care Inquiry urges

Eight leading charities are urging the Government to rethink care and the way in which the most vulnerable children and families who encounter the care system are treated in England. The call to base decisions on need and not legal status comes following an eight-month inquiry into the best way to provide permanent homes for […]

Session three presentation: What do we need to change in law, policy and practice?

This presentation was presented by Professor Gill Schofield, from the School of Social Work at University of East Anglia, at the final session of the Care enquiry on January 8th 2012.

Session three roundup – Building futures

The third evidence session of the Care Inquiry took place on 8th January at the Nuffield Foundation, London, attended by social care professionals, representatives from the eight Care Inquiry charities and care experienced young people and care givers.

The Care Inquiry draws to close with final session

The third and final session of the Care Inquiry will take place in London on Tuesday 8 January. This session follows two previous evidence sessions in November and December, a Parliamentary briefing and a consultation with young people with experience of care in December.