Research and analysis

Residential parenting assessments

The costs and contribution that residential parenting assessments make to effective decision-making in public law.

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Residential parenting assessments

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The aims of the research were to:

  • explore use patterns and expenditure for residential parenting assessments across different local authorities
  • examine residential assessment recommendations and subsequent court decisions

Social workers use residential parenting assessments to assess families staying in residential family centres.

Published 17 July 2014