Sharing Practice to Improve Outcomes for Care Leavers

Year: 2014
Topic: Throughcare and aftercare
Author: Kenny McGhee, Jennifer Lerpiniere

Evaluation report for the inter-authority learning exchange between Shetland Islands, Falkirk and Glasgow Councils throughcare and aftercare teams.

In February 2014 a member of the Throughcare and Aftercare team from Shetland, spent two weeks in each host authority as a means of developing and sharing practice, experience and learning.

The report describes the planning process, in-situ experience, and post-exchange learning of participants, it also report  highlights the positive learning outcomes and benefits achieved for all participating local authorities.

The report identifies ideas for future applications of such a learning and practice exchange model to improve practice for looked after young people and care leavers.