Project: Evaluation of the Norfolk Edge of Care Team

Funder: Norfolk county Council

Dates: 2014-15

Research Team: Dr Emma Ward and Professor Gillian Schofield

To investigate the work of a service provided by the Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Team to assess and intervene with vulnerable families where children may be on the edge of care. The service includes supporting families to keep children safely at home, enabling children who have come into care to be reunified successfully with their families – or using their assessments as a basis for speedy permanence decisions