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CLIP 6587

What Impact Does Growing in Care Have on Young People?

What Impact Does Growing in Care Have on Young People?

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Key Info
  • What Impact Does Growing in Care Have on Young People?
  • David has a white mother and a Nigerian father. He was born in 1965, but he was never taken home from the hospital - he was put into care at 10 days old. As an adult, David is able to access his files to try to establish how being brought up in care has shaped his life. This clip comes from 'Raised by the State' and was originally broadcast in May 2002.
  • Subject:

    Society Health and Development


    Children and Young People

  • Keywords: care, borstal, fostering, group homes, emotional development
Ideas for use in class
  • Discussion around the care system and the changes to the system since 1965. The importance of information sharing and communication between professionals. Effects on growth, development and lifestyle. Support for young people who are entering or leaving care.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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