Working with challenging and disruptive situations in residential child care: Sharing effective practice. Children's and Families' Services Knowledge Review 22

The children’s residential care sector across the UK has changed markedly over the past two decades and more. One impact of these changes has been a greatly reduced residential sector, with the proportion of looked-after children who are placed in residential care declining over this period.

Author: 
Rosemary Kilpatrick
David Berridge
Ruth Sinclair
Emma Larkin
Patricia Lucas
Berni Kelly
Teresa Geraghty
Publisher: 
Social Care Institute for Excellence