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FORMER CARE RESIDENTS FACE POVERTY AND BAD HEALTH, SAYS REPORT

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A National Children's Home study has revealed that people who leave care homes develop a disproportional amount of ...
A National Children's Home study has revealed that people who leave care homes develop a disproportional amount of physical and mental illness, the Independent reports (p6).

One in two of 120 'vulnerable' 16 to 26-year-olds interviewed sad they had visited the doctor in the previous month, compared to the national average of one in five. Many reported going hungry with one in three saying they had had one or no meals in the previous 24 hours.
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