• Care Leaver Demand

    Please confirm:  1) The current Council demand for 16+ Care Leavers placements in Devon As at the end of November 2020 there were 73 current placements of this type. 2) The average weekly cost per person living in a group … Continue reading

  • Houses of Multiple Occupation

    I would like to know: 1)Whether the council uses Houses of Multiple Occupation as accommodation for a) 16-18 year olds in the care of the local authority and b) care leavers aged 18+; Yes 2) The names of all semi-independent … Continue reading

  • Care Leavers

    1. Have you published the Local Offer for Care Leavers in accordance with Section 2 of the Social Work Act 2017? Yes 2. Have you exempted Care Leavers from Council Tax? Yes but not all district councils have applied this … Continue reading

  • Children’s Supported Lodgings Providers

    “Please can you provide a list of all ‘Semi Independent Care Home Providers’ used by young people aged between 16-21 approved for use by the Council, their full contact details and the amount spent with them.” We have interpreted this … Continue reading

  • Care leaver offer

    Has your local authority published (before 25 September 2019) a Care Leaver Offer as described by Section 2 of the Children and Social Work Act 2017? (The Care Leaver Offer should outline the services for care leavers available within the … Continue reading

  • Care Leaver Statistics

    The below figures are based on activity and accommodation data points recorded for Care Leavers from the Department for Education (DfE) Children Looked After return.  The data is based on the latest recorded information on each care leaver’s record as … Continue reading

  • Care leaver deaths

    1.How many care leavers in Devon and North Devon have died aged 18-25 years old in the last five years? 10 care leavers have died in the last 5 years that were open to DCC as a Care Leaver. Of … Continue reading