What’s the use of residential childcare?

Findings of two studies detailing current trends in the use of residential childcare in Scotland, 2007 Abstract Aimed to get data that would provide more detailed information – than is available in annual LAC statistics – about trends in the use of residential care. Found that a significant number of primary aged children are beingContinue reading “What’s the use of residential childcare?”

How many people fund their own care?

Sophie John, October 15, 2021 Many people pay for their care in residential homes. Despite this there are no official estimates of the number of self-funders within the UK. Here Dr Sophie John, Head of Social Care Analysis at the ONS, sets out what they have been able to find out so far, and nextContinue reading “How many people fund their own care?”