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General overview

Stage of development: Complete

Policy sector: Child and family welfare

Start date of service provision: Feb 2018

Anticipated completion date: Sep 2023

Actual completion date: Dec 2022

Capital raised (minimum): GBP 500k (USD 643.52k)


Aims to improve outcomes for children with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours by reducing rates of full-time residential care entry. The project will use the 'Positive Behavioural Support' (PBS) service. PBS is an evidence based intervention that has been proven to help to prevent children being put in residential care, where they are often isolated from their family and can become vulnerable. Along with analysing and targeting a child's challenging behaviour, PBS highlights the impact of a child's wellbeing on their behaviour, and makes every effort to improve this.

Target population

Children aged 8-13 in Bradford with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours.



  • United Kingdom

Service delivery locations

  • Bradford, United Kingdom

Outcome metrics

  • Metric 1: Achievement of three months continuing to live at home (i.e. avoidance of residential care).
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