Key Principles for Quality National Care Provision
This section includes resources with information on frameworks and fundamentals for assessing government commitment, capacity, and strategies for care provision as well as monitoring, reporting and oversight guidelines.
Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS)6 Mar 2013
This handbook, Moving Forward: Implementation of the ‘Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children,’ is aimed at legislators, policy-makers and decision-makers, as well as professionals and care providers, to support the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children, endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2009. It explains the key thrusts of the Guidelines, outlines the kind of policy responses required, and describes ‘promising’ examples of efforts already made to apply them in diverse communities, countries, regions and cultures.
The Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children were endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly on 20th November 2009, in connection with the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
A report on the situation of the millions of children globally with disabilities, and the challenges faced in realizing their human rights. It gives an overview of international standards, and strategies for advancing the social inclusion of children with disabilities in their families, schools, communities, and wider society.
Guidance on supporting children, families, and communities affected by HIV and AIDS. Covers topics such as ensuring adequate family support for children affected by HIV and AIDS, supporting child headed households, small group homes and collective foster care.
This paper provides more detailed information on the provisions that should be in place in relation to the state social welfare sector, social protection, legal protection and justice, and alternative care. It also addresses the need to combat the stigma of abuse and HIV and AIDS.