Taking Care

A good practice framework that seeks to improve, from scientific evidence, professional decision-making in processes reunifying children in care with their families, providing tools for analysis, planning and support. The guide aims to assist professionals and families in understanding what changes are needed in the environment, what targets should be established and what support and services are available to them.

United Kingdom
Impact indicators
  • The first phase of implementation provided services to 430 children. In the second, it is expected to generate an annual impact on 400 more.
  • The NSPCC commissioned Loughborough University to carry out a qualitative evaluation. The results point to a generally positive impact on reunification practices through a strengthening of the evaluation process and the active involvement of parents, children and young adults.


NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)
Project presented at the BASPCAN Congress - The Association of England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales for Child Protection (2015) and selected for the National Conference for Directors of Children and Adults Services (2015).

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