National Implementation Adviser for Care Leavers’ First Year Report

RESEARCH REPORT

Author: Mark Riddell, Department of Education UK

Year: 2018

Report Summary: 

This report is based on Mark Riddell’s visits to local authorities in his role as the national implementation adviser for care leavers following the passage of the Children and Social Work Act 2017. It celebrates his findings of what is working well and identifies good practice relating to provision for care leavers that all local authorities will find useful. The report also identifies some key challenges that local authorities will need to address in order to provide consistently high quality services for care leavers that fully reflect the corporate parenting principles they should be embedding across services for care leavers.