Inspection of children's homes: consultation document

Document type
Discussion paper
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (England)
Date of publication
1 July 2010
Children and Young People, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Social welfare
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A consultation document, with questionnaire, on proposals for a revised framework for the inspection of children's homes. A children’s home is legally defined as an establishment providing care and accommodation wholly or mainly for children, and includes secure children’s homes, children’s homes providing respite care or short breaks, refuges, therapeutic homes, homes for children and young people who misuse drugs and alcohol, and boarding or residential special schools who provide care and accommodation for more than 295 days a year. The consultation period is from July to 31 October 2010.

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