At 31 March 2017, there were 203 children accommodated in secure children’s homes in England and Wales, a decrease from 210 last year.
The Secure Accommodation Handbook
is a complete guide to the law, practice and procedure in relation to Secure Accommodation Orders, which so fundamentally affect children, their freedom and the care planning for them.
This statistical first release (SFR) gives statistics on children accommodated in secure children’s homes at 31 March 2017 and includes data from England and Wales.
This release includes information on the number of approved places and children accommodated by:
- length of stay; and
- type of placement.