Secure Care in Scotland

Year: 2019
Topic: Children's hearings system, Residential care, Secure care
Author: Secure Care Strategic Board

In the 2017-18 Programme for Government, the Scottish Government committed to developing secure care national standards and establishing a transformative model for secure care in Scotland through a new Secure Care Strategic Board. The aim was to improve the experiences and outcomes of young people in secure care and improve how they are supported and protected.

This report presents:

  • The outputs from five work streams
  • The transition of the visioning work from the Board into the Independent Care Review (ICR)
  • Three recommendations for further action including a suggested approach to the completion of outstanding work in relation to National Standards for Secure Care and Commissioning