Children's social care questionnaires 2015: what children told us

Author:
OFSTED
Publisher:
OFSTED
Publication year:
2015
Place of publication:
Manchester

Slide presentation summarising key findings from an online questionnaire on what children and young people thought was good about their children’s home or foster carers, and what could be better. A total of 3,271 children and young people responded to the Ofsted questionnaire that ran from 4 February to 9 May 2015. The five most common themes that emerged were: feeling safe and looked after; having staff who put them first; feeling like part of a foster family; having fun things to do and good food to eat; independence, responsibility and having a say. The responses will be used to help Ofsted to decide what inspections should focus on and also help providers and local authorities to identify areas for improvement. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
residential child care, foster care, foster children, looked after children, user views, foster carers, surveys;
Content type:
research
Location(s):
England
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