Children’s Social Care Accommodation and Placements

How many secure care accommodation facilities do you operate or have access to in your area? One.

How many places are available in these facilities for young people? Ten.

In the past 10 years (January 2009 – January 2019) how many children and young people have you placed in secure care placements in Scotland, per year? What ages have these children been?

YearNumber Placed
20090
20100
20110
20120
20130
20140
20150
20160
2017*
20180

* We are unable to provide the number of placements in 2017 or the age(s) of the individual(s) concerned under Section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 – ‘Personal Information’.  This is because release of this information would risk identification of the individual(s) concerned which would breach the principles of the Data Protection Act 2018.

For all of these placements, how much has been paid to the provider of the Scottish secure care accommodation per placement? Overall spend to Kibble Safe Centre in 2017 was £119,080.  Number of placements cannot be released under Section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as explained above.

Which providers have you used in Scotland to provide secure care accommodation? Kibble Safe Centre.