Insights 28: Supporting positive relationships for children and young people with care experience

Year: 2015
Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care
Author: IRISS

This review explores the growing emphasis being placed on the relationships of children and young people in care.

It examines:

  • the nature and type of these relationships
  • what indicators are used to define quality
  • why relationships are beneficial
  • what barriers there are to their formation
  • what initiatives have been designed to support relationships
  • what evidence there is about their impact.