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Support call for children leaving care by CSSIW

Problems recruiting and retaining experienced social workers in Wales is affecting children in and leaving care, a report has said.

Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales' (CSSIW) findings follow its inspection of how authorities fulfil their "corporate parent" role.

The report said urgent action was needed to give children the emotional and psychological support they need.

Council leaders said the findings would help improve "outcomes for children".

Dan Pitt, who lived with foster parents until he was 18, said children leaving care need continued support.

India Pollock reports.

  • 30 Jan 2015
  • From the section Wales
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