Secure Children's Home

A Secure Children's Home is a type of Youth Detention Accommodation and/or Secure Welfare Accommodation that accommodates children and young people between the ages of 10-17.

Description

A Secure Children's Home  is a Justice Organisation.

A Secure Children's Home  is a type of Youth Detention Accommodation  and/or Secure Welfare Accommodation  that accommodates children and young people between the ages of 10-17.

A Secure Children's Home  is a Children's Home  which provides a locked environment and restricts a young person's liberty.

Secure Children's Homes:

  • provide care and accommodation to children and young people who have been detained or sentenced by the Youth Justice Board (YJB) and those who have been remanded to secure Local Authority  (LA) accommodation

  • also accommodate and care for children and young people who have been placed there on welfare grounds by Local Authorities  and Courts.

For further information on Health and Justice healthcare, see the NHS England  website at: Health and Justice.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Secure Children's Homes

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element ACCOMMODATION STATUS CODE references in description Secure Children's Home
Attribute ACCOMMODATION STATUS CODE references in description Secure Children's Home
NHS Business Definition Justice Organisation references in description Secure Children's Home
Attribute SECURE CHILDRENS HOME PLACEMENT TYPE references in description Secure Children's Home
NHS Business Definition Secure Children's Home references in description Secure Children's Home
NHS Business Definition Youth Detention Accommodation references in description Secure Children's Home