Children’s homes open at fastest rate in five years | Children & Young People Now

Children’s homes are opening at the fastest rate in five years, figures from Ofsted reveal.

There are now 2,145 homes operating in England.

The inspectorate’s annual children’s social care statistics show that at 31 March 2017 there were 2,145 homes operating in England. This marks a four per cent increase on the previous year’s 2,071.

Children’s homes open at fastest rate in five years | Children & Young People Now

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