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Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Mark E. Courtney and Dorota Iwaniec (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book fills major gaps in knowledge about residential care of children, and is sure to inform ongoing debates within and between nations about the appropriate use of such institutions. Each “case ... More


Swedish Residential Care in the Landscape of Out-of-Home Care

MARIE SALLNÄS

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Swedish out-of-home care has been subject to major changes in recent times. Foster care is the most common form of out-of-home care—and the principally preferred option—but lately the number of ... More


Residential Care for Children in Botswana: The Past, the Present, and the Future

TAPOLOGO MAUNDENI

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses residential care for children in Bostwana. Topics covered include history of residential care settings for abused, neglected, orphaned, and abandoned children; factors leading ... More


The Development of Residential and Nursing Home Care in the United Kingdom

Sheila Peace

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter traces the development of nursing home and residential care in Great Britain. It discusses the development of care homes during the past twenty-five years and describes the nature of the ... More


Issues for Palliative care in nursing and residential homes

David Field and Katherine Froggatt

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter aims to identify and discuss the main issues concerned with providing palliative care to older people living in nursing and residential care homes in Great Britain. It reviews the social ... More


Childhoods in care

Mariela Neagu

in Voices from the Silent Cradles: Life Histories of Romania's Looked-After Children

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447357988
eISBN:
9781447358022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357988.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces the study: how the young people in the study were identified and their childhood journeys growing up in different types of care. The memories of entering care and their ... More


A Social Worker’s Historical and Future Perspective on Residential Care

Rosalie A. Kane

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0052
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews a century or so of developments related to older people receiving care in settings other than their own homes, and presents a somewhat idiosyncratic view of current challenges ... More


Children and Youth in Institutional Care in Brazil: Historical Perspectives and Current Overview

IRENE RIZZINI and IRMA RIZZINI

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the institutionalization of children and adolescents in Brazil and places current debates about institutional care in a historical context. Topics covered include children in ... More


Some Lessons Learned? A Case Study of Research Dissemination to Young People in Care

Ruth Emond and Robbie Gilligan

in Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195314083
eISBN:
9780199865550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter focuses on a research project aimed at exploring the experiences of children and young people in residential care with regard to education. In particular, it highlights the ways in which ... More


The role of external health workers

Jeanne Katz (ed.)

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter explores the roles of primary care teams in relation to care homes and also of specialist services available to dying people in nursing or residential care homes in Great Britain. It ... More


Long-Term Residential Settings for Older Persons With Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

Jeanette Semke

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0056
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes residential settings for older people with severe and persistent mental disease (SPMD). Topics covered include community-based group care, access to mental health treatment, ... More


Where do children go when they can’t stay with their families?

Mariela Neagu

in Voices from the Silent Cradles: Life Histories of Romania's Looked-After Children

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447357988
eISBN:
9781447358022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357988.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter familiarises the reader with messages from international research in different types of placement: residential care, foster care, domestic adoption (in Romania) and international ... More


Introduction

Jeanne Katz and Sheila Peace

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the potential of the palliative care approach to improve the care of older people dying in residential care and nursing ... More


Residential Care Settings for Veterans

Marylou Guihan

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0054
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses residential care within the Veterans Administration (VA), a setting where social workers are very much in evidence. It considers nursing homes on the campuses of VA medical ... More


Care ethics and physical restraint in residential childcare

Laura Steckley

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Physical restraint in residential child care is an ethically fraught area of practice. There is, however, scant analysis of its use from an explicitly ethical perspective. This chapter explores ... More


Now you see them – now you don’t: institutions in child protection policy

Tuija Eronen, Riitta Laakso, and Tarja Pösö

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents an actual description of residential child protection in Finland. The material is interpreted on the basis of culture and child protection policy. In Finland, practitioners from ... More


Teen years in care and their ways out

Mariela Neagu

in Voices from the Silent Cradles: Life Histories of Romania's Looked-After Children

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447357988
eISBN:
9781447358022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357988.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Teenage years are marked by young people’s increasing interest in understanding and marking their place in the world, when personal relationships are developed outside the family environment. It is a ... More


practical applications of the principles and practices of palliative care to the residential sector

Jeanne Katz

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the potential practical applications of the principles and practices of palliative care in nursing and residential care homes in Great Britain. It describes two case studies ... More


Assisted Living Settings

Sheryl Zimmerman, Jean Munn, and Terry Koenig

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0061
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Assisted living (AL) is a term applied to a wide array of residential facilities for older adults. In the broadest sense, AL includes all group residential programs not licensed as nursing homes, ... More


Inquiries and their impact

Mark Smith

in Rethinking residential child care: Positive perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349088
eISBN:
9781447303268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349088.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The whole twentieth century can be presented as something of a dark age for residential child care. Indeed, the period from the turn of the twenty-first century has been represented as one of ... More


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