Monthly Archives: May 2015

Staying Put – what was it like for foster children before you could stay put?

13 May, 2015

After years of campaigning, the implementation of the ‘Staying Put’ legislation means young people are no longer forced to leave their homes at the age of 18. Before the Staying Put legislation came into force, many young people were made to leave the comfort and security of the homes that they had been placed in; […]

How successful has Staying Put been since it came into effect?

12 May, 2015

Earlier this week we looked at what it was like for foster carers and young people in care prior to the Staying Put legislation. Today we look at how successful the new legislation has been since it came into effect…. A year ago the Staying Put legislation came into force and changed things for thousands […]