Group Homes for Children and Young People: The Problem Not the Solution | Children Australia | Cambridge Core

Abstract In every state and territory in Australia, child welfare departments, under various names, maintain or, alternatively, fund group homes for children and young people in the non-government sector. Increasingly, these group homes offer only four places with no integrated treatment or educational services. In that respect they can best be viewed as providing careContinue reading “Group Homes for Children and Young People: The Problem Not the Solution | Children Australia | Cambridge Core”

Care homes urged to reduce choking deaths

Data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) reveals that in 2017, 60 residents died directly from choking-related incidents in care homes. In 2016, 60 residents also died from choking, while in 2015, the rate was 62 and in 2014, 53.     Over the last few years, care home residents have died after chokingContinue reading “Care homes urged to reduce choking deaths”

Rolling out RESuLT: Facilitators’ Experiences Delivering a First of its kind Evidence Based Intervention Training for Residential Workers

Lisa Armitage Abstract RESuLT is a vocational training course for residential childcare workers. The programme succeeds in delivering content that brings teams’ often disparate viewpoints about the impact they can make at work to an optimistic standpoint. The body of shared knowledge that teams receive, as well as the focused debates that take place throughoutContinue reading “Rolling out RESuLT: Facilitators’ Experiences Delivering a First of its kind Evidence Based Intervention Training for Residential Workers”