Children and Young People’s Views on Being in Care

Our literature review, which informed the development of the ‘Your Life, Your Care’ survey, looking at existing research on children and young people’s experiences of being in care and highlighting their voices on positive and adverse aspects of that journey.

This literature review supports the Bright Spots project, a research project between the University of Bristol and Coram Voice. The project aims to improve the care journey for all looked after children and highlight the ‘bright spots’ of practice within local authorities that contribute to the positive aspects of being in care. The intention is that local authorities will understand the causes of those bright spots so that they can adopt the very best standards of care.