Leaving care a ‘frightening time’ for some, research finds

Yvette Stanley, Ofsted’s national director for regulation and social care

The transition to adult life for care leavers remains a ‘frightening time’ for some young people who are unprepared and unaware of what support they are entitled to. Local authorities are required to prepare children for leaving care, but Ofsted found the experiences of care leavers to be varied in its report ‘Ready or not’:…

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