The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) National Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) Survey and NSW Residential Care Survey is now live and will run until the end of April. More than 600 children and young people in both non-government and FACS placements have been randomly selected to take part in the national survey, in addition to […]
In this March 22 webinar, which runs from 9am to 10:30am, Dr Christopher Bellonci will discuss current patterns of medication use and the opportunity to use residential stays as a setting for thoughtful medication reassessment. In this presentation, participants will learn current prescribing trends and some of the causes of these trends in children’s mental […]
ACWA has written to FACS this week highlighting concerns that a gap in the current out-of-home care service system may be leaving a cohort of high needs children without permanency options. In a letter to FACS Commissioning Deputy Secretary Deidre Mulkerin, ACWA Deputy CEO Dr Wendy Foote writes: I am writing on behalf of the ACWA […]
ACWA is delighted to be providing a unique opportunity for the sector to hear directly from experts about the international Children and Residential Experiences (CARE) model, and how it is being implemented here in Australia. This full-day seminar will take place at ACWA’s Haymarket office on Friday, September 22. The headline speaker for this special […]
PocketChange Media spoke with ACWA Deputy CEO Wendy Foote recently on the changing face of residential care in NSW.