Department For Education
This research was carried out to gain a better overall understanding of the issues around this type of provision and included:
In recent years, the use of unregulated and unregistered provision for LAC and care leavers has increased, but the reason hasnt been fully understood.
Also, concerns have been raised about the quality of the care, support and safeguarding offered by some of the providers and the decisions being made by LAs in placing children in these settings.
We have also published: