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 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.

Yorkshire and Humber ADCS Group

 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.

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.

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.

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