residential social workers

Allegations against residential workers: guidance on how agencies should respond

The first part of this publication provides information on culture and context in which residential services for children and young people should be provided. It also provides information on when the guidance should be applied, the principles to be used in its application and key definitions used.

Healthy care programme handbook

Resource containing a set of tools and resources to help partnerships concerned with the health of looked after children to carry out audits of services, formulate action plans and gather evidence of their progress.

Healthy care training manual : a health promotion training programme for foster carers and residential social workers

Training pack comprising information, activity plans and resources for a two-day training course on promoting the health and well-being of looked after children. Included also is information about the Healthy Care Programme and the National Healthy Care Standard.