An exploration of the differential usage of residential childcare across national boundaries

Frank Ainsworth and June Thorburn, 2014, International Journal of Social Welfare The use of residential placements for children needing out-of-home care remains controversial. This article considers the discourse of ‘residential’ and ‘institutional’ care before describing, mainly through administrative data sources, the wide variations in group-care usage in different jurisdictions. In some countries, its use isContinue reading “An exploration of the differential usage of residential childcare across national boundaries”