Closing children's homes : an end to residential childcare? /

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Author / Creator:Cliffe, David.
Imprint:London : National Children's Bureau, ©1991.
Description:1 online resource (x, 245 pages) : illustrations
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Berridge, David.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-241) and index.
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Summary:This ebook examines the crisis of confidence in residential child care in the early 1990's and assesses the potential benefits of alternatives such as foster care.
Other form:Print version: Cliffe, David. Closing children's homes. London : National Children's Bureau, ©1991 0902817809
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Design of the research; 3. A history of recent developments in childcare in Warwickshire; 4. Finding and making placements; 5. Three case studies; 6. Meeting the needs of children in their placements; 7. Progress in placements
  • Angela, Becky and Chris; 8. Placement endings
  • successes and failures; 9. The Children's Services Teams
  • fostercare involvement; 10. Children's Services Teams
  • direct work with children and families; 11. The use of residential care.