Serious incidents more common in for-profit children’s homes in England
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Serious incidents more common in for-profit children’s homes in England

Privately run homes have more police callouts and staff complaints than council ones, data shows

Serious incidents involving the police and whistleblowing complaints are more common in private children’s homes run to make a profit than in homes run by charities and councils, data suggests.

Analysis of Ofsted data by the Guardian and BBC signals that children’s homes operated by profit-making firms had a disproportionately higher number of police callouts compared with those of not-for-profit providers. There was also a disproportionately higher number of complaints from often concerned staff members.

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