Children's Records

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Reference
2017080827000032
Category
Request Date
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Response Date
Monday, August 28, 2017

Question

1. How many children’s homes are/were run by the local authority (please provide operational time frames i.e. date of opening and, if closed, the date of closing, as well as the type of establishment).
2. Whether the local authority has retained children’s records relating to their time in care at these local authority operated facilities.
3. If records have been destroyed, please indicate how many individuals were affected and the time frame in which they were in care.

Answer

  1. How many children’s homes are/were run by the local authority (please provide operational time frames i.e. date of opening and, if closed, the date of closing, as well as the type of establishment). Hillcrest opened in 1998. Prior to this it was a council run children’s home from 1975.
  2. Whether the local authority has retained children’s records relating to their time in care at these local authority operated facilities. Yes.
  3. If records have been destroyed, please indicate how many individuals were affected and the time frame in which they were in care.