C4EO has published and will regularly update a range of resources on Vulnerable
(Looked After) Children. For a more detailed description of each type of resource,
see Our services.
The Vulnerable (Looked After) Children summary is a concise and accessible overview
of C4EO’s current work in this theme for directors of children’s services.
The following resources are now available on Vulnerable (Looked After) Children:
Improving the educational outcomes of looked after children and young people (LACYP)
Improving the emotional and behavioural health of looked after children and young
Increasing the number of care leavers in 'settled, safe accommodation'
Promoting the quality
of life of looked-after children and young people (821Kb PDF file, 168 pages)
This guidance, produced by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
(NICE) and the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) aims to improve quality
of life (physical and social health, educational and emotional wellbeing) of looked-after
children and young people. The focus is on ensuring that organisations, professionals
and carers work together to deliver high quality care, stable placements and nurturing
relationships for looked-after children and young people.
Video - Transition from care
This film focuses on the transition from care to independent living, showing two
different experiences of young people who have been in care.