The State of It: Stories from the Frontline of a Broken Care System (Hardback)
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The State of It: Stories from the Frontline of a Broken Care System (Hardback)

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Hardback 304 Pages
Published: 10/06/2021
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'The authentic inside track... Gripping' Lemn Sissay
'An important and hugely powerful book... So inspiring, I loved The State of It' Neil Morrissey
'Incredibly compelling' Denise Welch

CAN WE FIX HOW WE LOOK AFTER CHILDREN IN CARE?

Government cuts, unregulated care homes, inadequate staff training - campaigner and care home consultant Chris Wild has seen it all. The low standards and frequent abuse of children in care has long been a focal point of his loud message: we are failing our young people and something needs to change.

Chris delves deep into the lives of care home kids, from experiences with county lines, drugs, trafficking, knife crime, gang violence to child exploitation and sexual abuse. He tells the stories of the voiceless, the children who have been left behind, compounded by his own experiences of growing up in care.

How is the care system failing our young people and controlling just who and what they can become? What help do we really give children after their time in care is over, left to fend for themselves? Is it too late to fix the state of it?

URGENT AND CRITICAL, THE STATE OF IT WILL BE THE MOST IMPORTANT BOOK YOU READ THIS YEAR.


In support of Become, the charity for children in care and young care leavers, a charity registered in England and Wales, charity number 1010518.

Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781789463897
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 700 g
Dimensions: 240 x 155 x 30 mm

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“The care system for children has to change!”

Thanks to the publishers for sending me a reading copy.

Chris Wild is a care home consultant, government advisor, national youth advisor for young people, charity patron for twenty charities and a campaigner.

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