Multi-building children’s homes: creating more capacity in the system

Posted by: Yvette Stanley, Posted on: 1 October 2021 – Categories: children’s homes

Happy teenagers sat on a bench

Yvette Stanley, Ofsted’s National Director for Regulation and Social Care, explains plans for multi-building registrations of children’s homes.

The care system is under pressure. Places to live for children with the most complex needs are scarce, and often not where they are most needed. And while the recent move to stop using unregulated accommodation for under-16s is welcome in principle, it’s likely to put even more pressure on a system already struggling to cope with demand.

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Ofsted Source: Multi-building children’s homes: creating more capacity in the system – Ofsted: social care and early years regulation

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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