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Action for Children

Action for Children supports families and young people. Particularly for this contract, we provide support to families and young people, affected by disability.

Action for Children

Details of the individual or group of people that you provide services to

Action for Children supports families and young people. Particularly for this contract, we provide support to families and young people, affected by disability. Our service provision includes, residential care, enhanced foster care, residential short breaks, community based services (leisure/engagement etc), outreach work and intensive family support.

Description of your service

Our nearest service is Stoneside which is on the Glasgow/East Renfrewshire boundary. From this service delivery location, we are able to offer a short breaks service, residential care and outreach work through intensive family support workers. The project team work with children and young people who have a range of challenging behaviours and an associated learning disability. Our work includes day to day care, positive opportunities/experiences and aims to reengage young people within their communities. Our work is outcome focused and is centred on the needs of the child/young person.

Availability of your service

Action for Children provides services around the needs of the young person and their families. Our residential and short breaks services provide support 24hrs per day/7 days per week/365 days of the year. Our outreach work and family support services are flexible, but traditional hours are 7am - 10pm , including weekends, although out of hours services are provided if required through care plan - i.e. overnight support etc.

Hourly rate

Hourly rate for one to one support is £23.29

Most recent Care Inspectorate grades

Action for Children has a number of services which provide appropriate support to families.

The relevant services and grades are.

Stoneside Flat

Date of inspection 12th May 2016

Grades.

  • Quality of Staffing 5
  • Quality of Environment N/A
  • Quality of Support 5
  • Quality of leadership management N/A

Stoneside Short breaks

Date of inspection 4th August 2015

Grades.

  • Quality of Staffing 5
  • Quality of Environment 5
  • Quality of Support 5
  • Quality of leadership management 5

Loom Walk

Date of inspection 5th Oct 2015

Grades.

  • Quality of Staffing 5
  • Quality of Environment 4
  • Quality of Support 4
  • Quality of leadership management 4

Tayavalla

Date of inspection 18th March 2016

Grades.

  • Quality of Staffing 5
  • Quality of Environment 5
  • Quality of Support 6
  • Quality of leadership management 5

Gilmerton

Date of inspection 12th Dec 2013

Grades.

  • Quality of Staffing 4
  • Quality of Environment 5
  • Quality of Support 4
  • Quality of leadership management 4

 

For further information about grading please see the Care Inspectorate website.

 

Action for Children


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