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