Level of private equity profits 'turns my stomach' says children's chief

By Ann McGauran | 20 November 2019

The level of profits made by private equity companies from the care of vulnerable children 'turns my stomach', the president of the Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS)  has said.

Rachel Dickinson told delegates at the National Children and Adult Services conference in Bournemouth today that placements for children in care are 'changing in terms of quality, cost and availability' - with private equity 'driving some of these rapid changes'.

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