Costs of new inspection regime for children in care could be nine times higher than government funding, whilst one in five care beds could be withdrawn, report warns
The costs of accommodating teenagers in care in semi-independent housing could be over nine times more than the government has committed up to 2026 to fund new regulations, while thousands of care beds could be withdrawn, a new report reveals.
This week saw us proudly host our annual children’s summit and first in-person event post-pandemic at The Livery Hall, Guildhall alongside the Association of London Directors of Children’s Services (ALDCS). It was attended by over 160 delegates made up of a wide variety of London-wide senior figures from children and young people’s services.
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