Daffodil Care Services
Promoting the values of Therapeutic Child and Youth Care
Daffodil Care Services was established in response to an increased demand for residential and community based therapeutic services. We promote the values of therapeutic child and youth care in a safe environment where the young person and their family are at the centre of all planning, activities, decision-making and interventions.
We are committed to providing a continuum of care to Young People and to that end we have developed an extensive network of residential based services.
Parents Plus Programmes are practical, positive and evidence-based programmes which are ideal for parents and for adults working with Children and Young People, and follow international best-practice guidelines
Last night's 'Would You Believe' special on RTÉ One once again placed the spotlight on child sexual abuse. While the media has focused on sexual abuse in the context of the Catholic Church, the programme has confronted us with a more unpalatable and hidden truth - the high rate of sexual offending by children under 18.
International estimates suggest that approximately one third of known sex offenders are adolescents. This figure reflects my own research - in...