People like us: the report of the review of the safeguards for children living away from home

Authors:
UTTING William, et al
Publisher:
Stationery Office/Great Britain. Department of Health/Great Britain. Welsh Offic
Publication year:
1997
Pagination:
243p.
Place of publication:
London

Review with the terms of reference to: review the safeguards introduced for England and Wales by the Children Act 1989 and the further measures since taken to project children living away from home, with particular reference to children's residential homes, foster care and boarding schools; assess whether these safeguards are the most effective that can realistically be designed to protect such children from abuse and other harm and whether they are being satisfactorily enforced; and make recommendations accordingly to the Secretary of State for Health, and the Secretary of State for Wales. Part 1 introduces the review; part 2 looks at where children live; part 3 deals with parent, child and abuser (including what young people told the review, disabled children, emotional and behavioural difficulties, and children's rights and representation); part 4 deals with staff and institutions; and part 5 looks at systems.

Subject terms:
looked after children, management, parents, private foster care, residential care, residential child care, schools, sex offenders, social welfare law, staff, staff management, user views, young people, boarding schools, child abuse, child sexual abuse, children, childrens rights, discipline, foster care;
Content type:
government publication
Location(s):
England
ISBN print:
0 11 322101 0

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