Policy Statement on Abuse in Care

The Care Leavers’ Association notes that: – The physical, sexual, emotional abuse and neglect of children in care was widespread in the child care system of past decades Such abuse continues to occur in the modern care system Much of the abuse that took place in the care system in past decades was not uncovered or dealt with by past abuse investigations There has been major long-term harm to many individuals as a result of such abuse within the care system. We seek to: – Remove the legal time and other limits that prevent care leavers from pursuing adequate redress Persuade the UK government to involve care leavers in both … Continue reading Policy Statement on Abuse in Care