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The health of looked after and accommodated children and young people in Scotland - messages from research

Scott, J. and Hill, M. (2006) The health of looked after and accommodated children and young people in Scotland - messages from research. Working paper. Social Work Inspection Agency.

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Abstract

This report, commissioned by the Social Work Services Inspectorate, now the Social Work Inspection Agency, provides a review of literature relating to the health of children and young people looked after by local authorities in Scotland. It is published as one of several supporting documents for a wider review of services and outcomes for looked after children, the main report of which is entitled Extraordinary Lives. The content of this report does not necessarily reflect the views of the Social Work Inspection Agency or the Scottish Executive.