Yorkshire and Humber Association of Directors of Children’s Services group asked BrightSparks to lead a regional assessment regarding the sufficiency of placements for Looked after Children across 15 local authorities.
The project included:
- An assessment of current and future demand for LAC placements at local and regional levels.
- An understanding of scale of the financial resources being spent on LAC placements at local and regional levels.
- Analysis and presentation of over 25,000 lines of data into website that contains over 700 interactive data visualisations that provide unique insight into key local and regional placement sufficiency characteristics.
- A report that provides details a set of evidence based recommendations that can be used to inform local and regional decision making and commissioning.