Most care experienced people say they should have representation on leadership of care review | Community Care

Survey of care experienced people, carried out before Josh MacAlister’s appointment to lead review, also finds concerns that review will be tokenistic, secretive and driven by saving money

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Care experienced people want representation on the leadership of the review of children’s social care in England, a survey of them has found.

The survey, carried out before Frontline chief executive Josh MacAlister’s appointment to lead the review last week, also found concerns that the views of people with direct experience of the system would be “overlooked or marginalised”, or that engagement would turn out to be “tokenistic”.

Concerns were also raised about the potential scope and ambition of the review and whether this might be limited by financial or political constraints. Further worries were that the review “would not be transformational and the recommendations would be ignored.”

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