In this episode Chris Wild talks about children’s care system and his concerns for the currently unregulated support provision for young people in care who are 16 years and older. He describes the Current Care Review and gives his thoughts on what needs to change. He talks about the importance of property for young people who have been in the care system and describes the impact the right property can have.

Chris is very active within the care sector working as a youth ambassador, keynote speaker and a regular contributor on radio, TV and media forums.

Chris has written two books: Damaged and The State of it. He draws on his own lived experience of the care system to raise awareness around the topics of Child Sexual Exploitation, Serious Youth Crime, County Lines, Addiction, Mental Health for looked after children and young people in general.

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Lisa Brown became a property developer after her nursing career. She then discovered the need for supported living property and has been exploring the challenges and solutions, to create more homes for those with support needs, ever since.

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