Practice Guidance

Attachment issues in residential care: quick guide

adults and young people eating dinner in residential home residential care Photo: John Birdsall Social Issues Photo Library/Science Photo Library

Introduction

This guide is part of the attachment knowledge and practice hub. Key messages for practice Children entering residential settings are among the most traumatised in the care system. Because our emphasis is always to help children stay in their family or kinship group whenever possible and then, if not, to find them an alternative family […]

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