Decision details

Children's Out of County Placements

Decision Maker: Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To endorse a fundamental review of residential placements for children and young people. The aim of the review is to enable the Council to: i) more proactively support vulnerable children with complex care and education needs ii) better manage demand for placements and iii) develop the market to be more responsive and affordable.


(a)       That the Committee supports the approach being undertaken to secure the most effective delivery of positive outcomes for children and better managed demands for placements; and

(b)       That a representative of CAMHS be invited to attend a meeting of the Committee to be held  in June.


Report author: Craig Macleod

Publication date: 29/03/2018

Date of decision: 29/03/2018

Decided at meeting: 29/03/2018 - Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee

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