Definition of looked-after in US English:

looked-after

adjective

  • 1Cared for, provided for, tended; frequently with modifying adverb, as "well-looked-after", etc.

  • 2Specifically (British) designating children or young adults who have been taken into the care of a local authority; (also) designating the services in place to deliver care to these individuals.

Origin

Mid 19th century.