The role and task of Residential Child Care – there is no such thing as a ‘children’s home’ only children’s homes

This is raised as an area for focus in the Case for Change.

What is immediately apparent is that there is a diversity of needs, and so a diversity of response.

There is no such thing as a children’s home, as a singular typology, only children’s homes, a plurality. 

Children’s homes meet many needs and take many forms, from a temporary refuge to a long-term alternative to family life to a therapeutic setting where children can seek to resolve problems caused by adverse life experiences.

There is a range or should there be a range of residential care models to meet different needs. Read the blog in full at…

NCERCC source: https://ncercc.co.uk/the-role-and-task-of-residential-child-care-there-is-no-such-thing-as-a-childrens-home-only-childrens-homes/#.YPhzD7bk1vE.twitter

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