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Secure accommodation in child care between hospital and prison or thereabouts? by Harris, Robert

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Juvenile detention homes -- Great Britain.,
  • Social work with juvenile delinquents -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-190) and indexes.

StatementRobert Harris and Noel Timms.
ContributionsTimms, Noel.
LC ClassificationsHV9145.A5 H367 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 196 p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1734104M
ISBN 100415062810, 0415062829
LC Control Number92038923

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Our Secure Accommodation provides vulnerable young people, aged 10 to 18 a safe environment where they can live, learn and laugh! Our secure homes are named Beauly, Carron and Deveron, and accommodate up to six young people per house. It is a place of safety for young people who find themselves in difficult or distressing circumstances. Restricting a child’s liberty is a serious step which is strictly regulated by Children Act , s 25 and the Children (Secure Accommodation) Regulations Section 25 only applies to children who are looked after by the local authority, whether voluntarily under Children Act , s 20 or under an interim care order or care order.5/5(1). Get this from a library! Secure Accommodation in Child Care: 'Between Hospital and Prison or Thereabouts?'.. [Robert Harris; Noel Timms] -- The authors use a major empirical study of children in secure accommodation as a basis for a theoretical analysis of relations between the state, the family and the 'difficult' child. Secure accommodation continues to be a controversial facility for children in the care and criminal justice systems. Children are placed in secure accommodation for a wide range of reasons, and include those who have run away from home or care as well as those who have committed serious : Teresa O'neill.

5. Support, Monitoring and Ending of Placements Support and Monitoring of Placements. The child's social worker must visit the child in the placement within one week of the placement and then every six weeks; see policies in Statutory Social Worker Visits to Children in Care Policy.. See also Secure Accommodation (Criteria) Reviews Policy.. Ending of Placements.   This book covers all aspects of welfare-based Secure Accommodation Orders in England and Wales and also provides a brief but clearly outlined overview of the justice basis for placing a child into secure accommodation. The book begins with a very brief historical overview of secure accommodation which highlights how the principles behind the Author: Autumn Roesch-Marsh.   Where, however, the local authority applies under s and all the relevant criteria for keeping a child in “secure accommodation” under the section are satisfied, the court is required, by s(4), to make an order under that section authorising the child to be kept in such accommodation.   A research study into the issue of secure residential care versus foster care, looking specifically at the Community Alternative Placement Scheme, established to offer foster care to a group of young people who had hitherto been placed in residential care because they were thought to present difficulties too great for family placements to be appropriate - and hence were beyond the limits of Cited by: