Recommendation ID

Transition in special groups: young offenders institutions:- What is the most effective way of supporting young offenders in transition from children's to adults' health and social care services?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Why this is important:- Young offenders tend to be vulnerable, with multiple problems. There are concerns that they tend to undergo particularly poor transitions into adult services. There is a lack of evidence for this group, despite documented high need and poor outcomes.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Transition from children’s to adults’ services for young people using health or social care services
Date issued
February 2016

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 29/02/2016