The report concerns the extent to which the Danish Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior supports the municipalities in their efforts towards children in care, and whether the objectives defined for the reform of the child protection system in 2006 have been achieved. Among the purposes of the reform was the adoption of a more systematic and thorough approach to placements and more consistent documentation and measurement of the effect of the services provided to children in care.
The report answers the following questions:
- Has the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior supported the municipalities in their efforts to comply with the requirements of the reformed child protection system in terms of meeting the needs of the individual child, consulting with the children on their future and following up on care services provided?
- Has the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior supported achievement of the objectives set for documentation and measuring of the effect of services provided to children in care?
Read the 1st chapter of the report (PDF)