External management of residential child care establishments: national guidance

Guidance for those with external management responsibilities for any residential child care establishment, including childrens homes, secure care and some residential schools.

5. References

Frizzell, E. (2009) Independent Inquiry into abuse at Kerelaw residential school and secure unit, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Hicks, L. (2008) The Role of Manager in Children's Homes: The Process of Managing and Leading a Well-functioning Staff team, Child and Family Social Work 13(3):241-251.

Hicks, L., Gibbs, I., Weatherly, H. & Byford, S. (2009) Management, leadership and resources in children's homes: what influences outcomes in residential childcare settings?, British Journal of Social Work 39:828-845.

Kent, R. (1997) Children's Safeguard Review ('the Kent report') Edinburgh: Scottish Office.

Langeland, R., Bayes, K. & Davidson, J. (2009) Higher Aspirations, Bright Futures: Overview of the National Residential Child Care Initiative, Glasgow: SIRCC.

Marshall, K., Jamieson, C. & Finlayson, A. (1999) Edinburgh's Children: The Report of the Edinburgh Inquiry into Abuse and Protection of Children in Care, City of Edinburgh Council.

Scottish Executive (2005) National Care Standards: Care Homes for Children and Young People, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive.

Scottish Office (1997) Children (Scotland) Act 1995 Regulations and Guidance, Volume 2, Edinburgh: The Stationary Office.

Shaw, T. (2007) Historical abuse Systemic review: Residential schools and children's homes in Scotland: 1950-1995, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Shaw, T. (2011) Time to be heard: A pilot forum: An independent report by Tom Shaw for the Scottish Government, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Skinner, A. (1992) Another Kind of Home: A Review of Residential Child Care, Edinburgh: The Scottish Office.

Utting, W. (1997) People Like Us: The Report Of The Review Of The Safeguards For Children Living Away From Home, London: The Stationery Office

Warner, N (1992) Choosing With Care: The Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Selection, Development and Management of Staff in Children's Homes, The Warner Report, London: HMSO.

Waterhouse, R. et al (2000) Lost in Care: Report of the Tribunal of Enquiry into the abuse of children in care in the former county council areas of Gwynedd and Clwyd since 1974, London: HMSO.

Whipp, R., Kirkpatrick, I., & Kitchener, M. (2005) Managing Residential Child Care, Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.


Back to top