'Shambolic system' denies foster children a stable home

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Synopsis

"Yet the radical change in the complexity and size of the care population has not been matched by changes in the fostering service, the report, produced by the right-of-centre think-tank Policy Exchange, said.

"There is a shortage of more than 8,000 foster carers, which results in children being placed out of their area, away from school and friends, or with a carer lacking expertise in their particular needs."

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