Long-term residential foster care for children in care adds value. This is what the social Business Case )sBC) "Foster care homes" proves. It helps children with complex and multiple problems in establishing a social network. It improves the chance to find a job and housing and also improves their social position. But long-term residential foster care placement is not just beneficial for the child itself. It also means the financer (often being the city council of Insurance company) benefits from this. Residential foster care prevents more expensive types of care (such as group placements). It also prevents criminality and saves money in benefit payments. When expressing the added value in money, every euro invested has a return of € 1,30! In this way, the sBC reinforcesthe added value of residential foster care.
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