The environments of residential living for children and young people under the age of 18.

1st August 2021

By Ewan Anderson and Norman Cooke.

The core and focus of any setting is the human environment in which children and staff interact. Within this can be distinguished the personal space of children and staff, communal space and service space. The human environment is enclosed within the physical environment which may comprise the built environment alone or may include grounds and gardens limited by a boundary.

These two environments constitute the residential setting, which is located within the external environment, essentially the outside world…. read in full at…

The Therapeutic Care Journal Source: The environments of residential living for children and young people under the age of 18. – The Therapeutic Care Journal

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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