Secure Estate resource guide

The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act requires local authorities to assess and meet the care and support needs of adults and children in the Secure Estate. This resource guide will help support your understanding of the secure estate and the duties placed on local authorities under the Act.

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Secure Estate resource guide - January 2017
Supplementary guidance

Below you will find supplementary guidance to support the Part 11 Code of Practice.

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Supplementary Guidance to support the Code of Practice Part 11
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Children and young people in the Secure Estate

You can find resources on children and young people in the secure estate below. The materials include care and support pathways developed by Welsh Government and a number of presentations given at a series of events hosted by Welsh Government on children and young people in the secure estate in January and February 2016.

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Welsh Government - Children and Young People in the Secure Estate
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National Care and Support Pathway
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Care and Support Pathway for Young People in the Secure Estate_A
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Care and Support Pathway for Young People in the Secure Estate_B
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Barnardo's Cymru presentation
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HMP Parc YOI and Western Bay YJ and EI Service presentation
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Adults in the Secure Estate

You will find a number of resources on adults in the secure estate below. The materials include care and support pathways for adults in the secure estate developed by Welsh Government, as well as a number of presentations from a series of events held by Welsh Government in January and February 2016 on adult resettlement and cross-border arrangements.

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National Care and Support Pathway for Adults in the Secure Estate
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Care and Support Pathway for Adults in the Secure Estate_A
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Care and Support Pathway for Adults in the Secure Estate_B
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Welsh Government presentation on those in the secure estate
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Welsh Government Housing Policy Division presentation
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Local authority presentation
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Wales CRC presentation - Transforming Rehabilitation
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NOMS presentation - Approved Premises in Wales
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SCIE guidance – Cross-border Placements
Secure Estate video resources

The videos below can be used to support learning on people in the secure estate. Reversible Writing is a film by Families Outside from the perspective of a young man whose father is in prison. While Invisible Walls is a production by G4S about an initiative that aims to strengthen family ties when a family member is imprisoned.

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Reversible Writing
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Invisible Walls
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