Agenda item

Annual Report Health of Looked After Children 2017-2018




1.  That the annual report health of looked after children 2017 – 2018   and information set out in Appendix 1 of the report be noted.


·  The figures on the referrals of young people that are placed in care were noted. At least 50% of young people lived in the borough and 51% lived in neighbouring boroughs (Lambeth, North Kent or Croydon).


·  Care link: Workable for families’ which was set up by the referral team, working alongside social workers that accept children under their care.


2.  That officers provide the necessary statistics to the committee on   child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to see if the threshold for Southwark looked after children is being met.

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