Residential Care and Education for Children and Young People under the age of 18

Ewan Anderson and Norman Cooke – The Therapeutic Care Journal The purpose of this paper is to identify and clarify sectors of Residential Care and Education provision for children and young people under the age of 18. The Children Act (1989) provided vital legislation across the field of residential care and education. It followed earlyContinue reading “Residential Care and Education for Children and Young People under the age of 18”

Thirty-two years of covering social care, and older people are still neglected

Urgent reform was said to be needed to make residential care “A Positive Choice”, which was the title of the review’s two-volume findings. The dateline was March 1988. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/dec/22/thirty-two-years-of-covering-social-care-and-older-people-are-still-neglected?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

MAKING A REALITY OF ‘A POSITIVE CHOICE’

RETHINKING LINKS BETWEEN RESIDENTIAL CARE SETTINGS AND COMMUNITIES Des Kelly OBE | Trustee | The Residential Forum | November 2018 This short paper revisits a programme of work which is almost 30 years old to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the publication of the Wagner Report Residential Care: A Positive Choice (1988), HMSO. However, asContinue reading “MAKING A REALITY OF
‘A POSITIVE CHOICE’”