The Who Cares? Trust is a voice for children in care. Everything we do is designed to improve the day to day experience of children and young people in care - and their future lives.
What's new in care
Children in care "get a raw deal" and the government is not doing enough to help them, MPs have said in a report. In particular the Department for Education shows "alarming reluctance to play an active role" in improving the lot of these children, say the MPs. Poor local services are too often left to "fester" according to the report by the Commons Public Accounts Committee.
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The National Children’s Bureau has today published a report on behalf of four All-Party Parliamentary Groups which sets out the principles that should drive reforms to mental health services for children and young people.
Concerned by the prevalence of poor emotional and mental health among children and young people and the capacity of services to meet their needs, MPs and Peers have identified key elements of good practice which should underpin provision for mental health and wellbeing.
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