The Quality of Life and the Impact of Interventions on the Health Outcomes of Looked After and Accommodated Young People

  • D. Carroll
  • C. R. Martin
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The young people who are “looked after and accommodated” are high profile in all areas of public care including health, social care, criminal justice and education. They are an easily identifiable group with poor outcomes. Their complexity of need is such that there is a multiple agency and discipline approach, working to assess and address their poor outcomes. The use of  quality of life tools to establish the profile of these young individuals would serve to inform the care the young people receive. This would address working from the child/adolescent perspective and serve to validate the interventions in this group and to assess the outcomes for evidence based practice to develop.


Young People Life Tool Young Person Select Committee Unmet Health 
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List of Abbreviations:


child health questionnaire-child form


duke health profile-adolescent version


euroqol-five dimensions


health education board Scotland


health related quality of life


 looked after and accommodated children


national health service


pediatric quality of life inventory


quality of life


short form-36


 sexually transmitted infections


World Health Organization


youth-quality of life


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