Practice Guidance

Neglect: why is love not enough?

Description_of_image_used_in_neglect_why_is_love_not_enough_mother_and_child_holding_hands Photo: Gary Brigden


Key message In the context of a mother who is neglecting her child, it is often written in reports and assessments that it is a strength that the mother loves her child. Equally, when I have undertaken serious case reviews I have met frontline professionals who say “but she really loved her child”, as if […]

You need to log in to Community Care Inform to view this content. If you have a subscription, please log in here.

Please contact the Community Care Inform helpdesk or phone 020 3915 9444 if you require support or assistance or are unsure if you have a subscription. You can see a list of subscribing local authorities and organisations here.

If you don’t currently have access, click here to find out more about subscribing to Community Care Inform.