Strathprints logo
Strathprints Home | Open Access | Browse | Search | User area | Copyright | Help | Library Home | SUPrimo

The national care standards : hearing the voices of young people in residential care

Stevens, I. and Boyce, P. (2006) The national care standards : hearing the voices of young people in residential care. Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care, 5 (1). pp. 1-15. ISSN 1478-1840

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

The National Care Standards describe what each child or young person can expect from their residential care home in Scotland. The Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care (SCRC) invited the Scottish Institute of Residential Child Care to carry out a study eliciting the views of young people. This article presents a selection of the findings where young people give their views about the Standards. Twenty-four young people between 15 and 19 years took part in the study, with each of the young people taking part in focus groups.

Item type: Article
ID code: 36597
Keywords: looked after children, care standards, young people, young people in care, residential child care, Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Subjects: Social Sciences > Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Social Work
Related URLs:
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2012 05:17
Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 11:43
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/36597

Actions (login required)

View Item