Special guardianship

Research output: Other contribution



Publication details

DatePublished - Mar 2015
PublisherResearch in Practice
TypeResearch summary
Number of pages16
Place of PublicationTotnes
Original languageEnglish

Publication series

NameResearch in Practice Strategic Briefing


This briefing summarises existing evidence alongside findings from Jim Wade's new research in order to demonstrate how policy and practice is evolving. It explores how well special guardianship is working through an assessment of children's progress three to six years after an order has been granted. It will enable practitioners and managers to assess their approach in the light of this new research and consider its implications for support.

    Research areas

  • special guardianship, looked after children, permanent placement


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