The report summarises important learning from academic and other literature about relationships between young people and those caring for them.
Part 1 explores the issues facing young people leaving care and the need for more targeted, specialist support.
Part 2 discusses the importance of relationships for young people leaving care and the growing interest in relationship-based practice.
Part 3 explores various aspects of relationships valued by care leavers.
Part 4 looks at relationships in different types of care settings.