Briefing: How Local Authorities use Secure Placements for Children: DfE research

Policy product type
CSN briefing
Published date
March 8, 2017
Andrew Crompton
Issues Covered
  • Commissioning places in secure children's care
  • Outcomes of secure children's care
  • Secure care for children
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance
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This CSN briefing is on a DfE commissioned research report which looks at how local authorities use placements in secure children’s homes and the problems and issues associated with the current market for such places, and see such provision as part of a continuum of care for your people with significant difficulties.

A pdf of this briefing is here How Local Authorities use Secure Placements for Children DfE research Summary The Department for Education (DfE) has published a research report entitled Secure placements for children: how local authorities use them in December 2016. This is the latest in a line of documents reviewing the market for places in […]

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