This service manages the Council’s residential homes for children in care, the Council’s secure children’s home, and provides specialist social work support for children with mental health issues.
The three Mainstream Residential Children’s homes provide a total of eleven beds to children and young people between the ages of 12-18 years old. The homes are regulated and inspected by OFSTED.
The service is accessible to young people who are looked after by the Local authority. The service is accessed by referral from social workers via the Placements Team.
CAMHS Emotional Health and well Being Team can be accessed by universal services via the Single Point of Access/ SPA. Children, young people and families can access this service via their GP; school nurse; health visitor etc. Direct consultation is provided to Social workers working with children who are at risk of coming into the care of the local authority.
CAMHS Looked after and Adoption Team provides a service to children and young people who are Looked After and living away from their birth parents, in the care of Nottinghamshire County Council. These children may be living with foster carers or living in Residential Care. The team also offers specialist consultation and support to children and young people who have been adopted and their families