Decision Maker: Joint Education, Youth & Culture and Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To provide an update on the multi-agency
service to provide intensive therapeutic support to young
(a) That the Committee endorsed the work to safely reduce the numbers of children in need of care through the provision of intensive targeted MST support for families.
(b) That the Committee supported the establishment of a local authority Children’s Residential Care as part of an approach to rebalance care provision for children, with a focus on ensuring an affordable and sufficient range of local high quality placements.
Report author: Craig Macleod
Publication date: 28/10/2021
Date of decision: 17/06/2021