Decision details

Approval for a 38 week, residential placement at an out of authority specialist setting that caters for children and young people with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs and Autism.

Reference: D50913

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Children & Families agreed the contents of a business case in respect of a child or young person with complex needs and the individual costs exceed £50,000.

The cost of this residential combined placement is approximately £210,930 per annum.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the business case is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person within the city and the actions taken are to enable that person to receive their statutory entitlement to a minimum of 25 hours education.

Wards Affected: Various;

Contact: Victoria Coyle, SENSAP Team Lead 0113 378 5256 Email:

Publication date: 21/05/2020

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