Stark rise in use of unregulated placements to deprive children of liberty

Nina Jacobs
Monday, February 14, 2022

High Court applications to deprive children of their liberty by placing them in unregulated settings saw an unprecedented rise in a three-year period, a study shows.

Use of unregulated settings has outnumbered use of secure children's homes for the first time. Picture: Adobe Stock
Use of unregulated settings has outnumbered use of secure children's homes for the first time. Picture: Adobe Stock

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