This simple resource will support good practice in residential child care by giving access to essential information, case studies, data, and research. Please note that this resource is for information only. You must follow your employer's policies about best practice in residential child care at all times.

As a residential child care worker, you must be registered with Social Care Wales. This means you are bound by the Code of Professional Practice for Social Care and must follow ​The residential child care worker - practice guidance​.