4. Children Living Away from Home

  1. Hedy Cleaver1,
  2. Pat Cawson2,
  3. Sarah Gorin3 and
  4. Steve Walker4
  1. Pat Cawson

Published Online: 5 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470721506.ch4

Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility

Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility

How to Cite

Cleaver, H., Cawson, P., Gorin, S. and Walker, S. (2009) Children Living Away from Home, in Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470721506.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Emeritus Professor, Royal Holloway, University of London

  2. 2

    Research Consultant; former Head of Child Protection Research, NSPCC

  3. 3

    Senior Research Officer, NSPCC

  4. 4

    Principal Consultant, Children and Young People's Services with the Improvement and Development Agency

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518731

Online ISBN: 9780470721506



  • private fostering;
  • peer abuse;
  • whole institution approach;
  • behaviour management;
  • racist bullying


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Core Knowledge

  • A Diverse Group

  • Recent Developments in Setting and Monitoring Care Standards

  • Private Fostering

  • The Complexities in Safeguarding Looked-After Children

  • Safeguarding from Harm Caused by Other Young People

  • Self-Harm and Suicidal Behaviour

  • Children Out of Sight

  • Safeguarding from Poor Practice or Misconduct by Staff

  • Ensuring Good Practice

  • Support to Residential Settings from Community Services

  • Access to Independent Support

  • What Makes Good Care? Children's Accounts