residential child care

Podcast of a talk by Tam Baillie, Scottish Commissioner for Children and Young People, given at the National Residential Child Care Initiative Launch Event, "Higher aspirations, brighter futures", Edinburgh Hilton, 02/12/2009.

Podcast of a statement made by Olivia McLeod, Deputy Director, Care and Justice Division, at the National Residential Child Care Initiative Launch Event, "Higher aspirations, brighter futures", Edinburgh Hilton, 02/12/2009.

Podcast of a talk by Isabel Hutton, spokesperson for COSLA, given at the National Residential Child Care Initiative Launch Event, "Higher aspirations, brighter futures", Edinburgh Hilton, 02/12/2009.

A talk by Who Cares? Scotland given at the National Residential Child Care Initiative Launch Event, "Higher aspirations, brighter futures", Edinburgh Hilton, 02/12/2009.

Podcast of a talk by Phil Barton, Educating Through Care Scotland, given at the National Residential Child Care Initiative Launch Event, "Higher aspirations, brighter futures", Edinburgh Hilton, 02/12/2009.

Podcast of a talk by Romy Langeland, Independent Chair of NRCCI and SIRCC, given at the National Residential Child Care Initiative Launch Event, "Higher aspirations, brighter futures", Edinburgh Hilton, 02/12/2009.

Podcast of a talk by Joe Nee, independent consultant psychologist, given at the SIRCC seminar, "Why Attachment Matters", Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 11/09/2009.

Paper reporting on a knowledge review carried out to pinpoint what is known about effective working with challenging and disruptive situations in residential care.

In this resource the opportunity is given to explore how children communicate through their behaviour and learn some techniques for managing challenging behaviour. Also explored is the importance of reflecting and learning from interventions.

Report of a study which followed up an investigation by the National Care Standards Commission in 2004 into the management of medication in care and children's homes in England which found homes were not performing well in this area.

The follow up study found some improvement but not enough to be wholly satisfactory.