- 21st July 2021, Jonathan Stanley, Residential Forum member, Blog for NCERCC
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