The influence of the out-of-family care institutions onto child’s development



University of Latvia, Raiņa bulvāris 19, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia




 The article offers the analysis of the out-of-family care institutions and their influence on child’s development. Despite the fact that the institutional out-of-family care provides the subject with physical security and satisfles his basic needs it cannot provide the most important aspect of the development of the child - the close relationship with at least of one of the adults  who would be able to captivate and become a legal guardian for several years.


Key words:

 institutional out-of-family care, care, deprivation, child development


  DOI: 10.15503/jecs20132-288-294


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