Avoiding short-term foster care

Griffiths, Julie
August 2010
Community Care;8/26/2010, Issue 1832, p20
The article features the Buckinghamshire Community Childminders Network (BCCN) which helps social workers find temporary placements for children with disabilities in Great Britain. It notes that BCCN is using a network of childminders to help provide short notice temporary placements and respite care for children with disabilities. Statements from Kathy Forbes, operations manager in the safeguarding division of children's services, on the role of childminders are also presented.


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