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…