The changing picture in the children’s homes sector – Ofsted: developments in children’s social care

The changing picture in the children’s homes sector

Posted by: Jason Bradbury, Posted on: 22 August 2018

On 19 July, we published our annual data on children’s social care in England in 2017–18. One of our main areas of focus was on children’s homes and their inspection outcomes. We’d like to reflect here on one aspect of this important part of Ofsted’s social care remit: a gradual change in the number of homes.

The changing picture in the children’s homes sector – Ofsted: developments in children’s social care

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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