Dr. Claire Baker, Linda Briheim-Crookall, Levana Magnus and Professor Julie Selwyn

This snapshot gives a much needed insight into how care leavers really feel about their lives. It is based on a large survey of care leavers’ views on their well-being and pulls together what 474 care leavers from 6 English local authorities told us through the Your Life Beyond Care survey in 2017/18. The report is the first analysis of care leavers views of the Bright Spots Your Life Beyond Care well-being indicators.


Findings for children in care are published in ‘ Our LIves, Our Care – Bright Spots Snapshot 2018:




Our Lives Beyond Care: care leavers views on their well-being in 2018 (Bright Spots Snapshot)

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