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New report looks at public and sector perceptions of care experience and concept of care

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In partnership with The Robertson Trust, Life Changes Trust and CELCIS, the FrameWorks Institute has produced a new report which aims to answer key questions around the public understanding of care experience and the concept of care in Scotland - and the ways in which these differ from the care sector's own perception.

The report aims to stimulate debate and, through a number of practical recommendations, to contribute to an increased understanding of the value of a care system, and the potential of the children and families who are part of it, among those who have no direct connection to or involvement with it.

By mapping the gaps between sector and public understanding, the FrameWorks Institute sought to better understand the way Scottish society sees ‘care’ and, as a result, provide insight into why it can prove so difficult to turn the evidence about what children need – and what works to meet those needs – into common practice.

All partners now look forward to working with colleagues and care-experienced people in the testing of the report's recommendations as we start to build a new narrative about the system and the people who experience it.

You can download the full report here.