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This statutory guidance is for:
directors of children’s services
chief executives in local health services
joint commissioning units
local authorities health services youth justice
other teams or organisations with responsibility for commissioning children’s services
commissioners of regional and national provision for children
managers of services for looked-after children, including providers in the public, private and voluntary sectors
It sets out the approach that local authorities should take to make sure that looked-after children under their care have access to a sufficient range of accommodation, services and support.