This report assesses the expenditure which is required to transform foster care services across the UK, in order to give children in public care the same opportunities to have a successful future as other children. Contains relevant statistics and social welfare system reform recommendations.
Provides a framework for analysis of community-based social welfare services and linkages with government structures. Includes analysis of alternative care provision, de-institutionalization, programming for children with disabilities, standards of care, and overall social welfare sector reform.
The TransMONEE statistical tables display indicators of human welfare in the 27 countries of CEE/CIS and Baltic States. Population, natality, maternal and child mortality, health, education, child protection and economics serve as the key indicators.
This report examines the social and economic trends and challenges affecting children in CEE/CIS and the Baltic States. Social orphanhood, maternal and infant mortality rates, deaths from accidents and injuries, infectious disease, and low public health expenditures are addressed.
Neil McMillan and Diane Swales - Save the Children UK1 Jan 2005
A guideline to establish and promote good practice in a variety of childcare settings through the application of quality indicators. The indicators address professional practice, quality of care, caregivers, resources and administration.
Timor Leste - Division of Social Services1 Jan 2005
This document is a guideline to facilitate good policy and practice within institutional care settings for children in Timor. It addresses regulations, registration, standards of care, placement and monitoring.