Q&A: Deinstitutionalisation of Europe’s Children

Opening doors for Europe's Children

Publication Details

Author(s): Hope and Homes for Children
Date: 2016
Themes: Deinstitutionalisation

Across Europe, hundreds of thousands of children languish in institutional care – a type of residential care which is characterised by depersonalisation, rigid routines, closed doors and a lack of any warmth, love or affection. The consequences are devastating: for children, families and society.

This guide has been prepared for policymakers and those who need to learn more about deinstitutionalisation for children.