The Government has announced it will give an additional £240 million for the adult social care system to tackle winter pressures.
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The LGA was a member of an advisory panel involved in the development of the Government’s Rough Sleeping Strategy, along with councils and homelessness service providers and partners.
A quarter of the children that leave care go to ‘permanent’ new homes, with either adoptive parents or special guardians assuming parental responsibility.
The Care Quality Commission’s annual State of Care report show a growing “care injustice”, with access increasingly dependent on how well local systems work together.
A report by the National Association of Head Teachers has found that 94 per cent of schools are finding it harder to meet the needs of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) than they did two years ago.
Eleven local authority areas have been awarded government funding to help them provide ‘trusted’ adults to support children at risk of sexual abuse or of being drawn into criminality.