Children's homes and other accommodation

Securing a place. Regulations and quality standards, inspections framework, children's privacy and confidentiality.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Children’s homes regulations, including quality standards: guide
  2. Children's home: do you need to register?
  1. Children who run away or go missing from home or care

    • Statutory guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. Children's homes: inspection documents

    • Guidance
    • Ofsted
See all guidance and regulation

News and communications

  1. Chair of Residential Care Leadership Board appointed

    • Department for Education
    • News story
See all news and communications

Transparency

  1. Children accommodated in secure children's homes: 31 March 2018

    • Department for Education
    • National statistics
  2. Social care questionnaires 2017: what children and young people told Ofsted

    • Ofsted
    • Research
  3. Children’s homes research: the impact of standards on staff

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  4. Belhaven residential care project

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  5. Children accommodated in secure children's homes: 31 March 2017

    • Department for Education
    • National statistics
See all transparency