Issue details

LOP&S - 2122045 - Sleep Service

To deliver a sleep clinic service for children and young people currently placed within Local Authority children’s residential homes alongside identified foster carer provision.
There are currently no other provisions that are able to provide this specialist support required.

The children, young people targeted by this provision would require additional support to promote positive sleep. Young people who have poor sleep patterns, can be at risk of increased levels and severity of daytime behaviour problems as well as, reduced learning and cognitive ability. Children and Young People who are sleep deprived often fail to meet their full potential in school or college putting them at risk of isolation, further increase the gap of available opportunities and go against the key priorities of the Children and young people's plan of Doncaster.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/10/2021

Decision due: 12 Aug 2021 by Director of Learning, Opportunities and Skills

Contact: Riana Nelson, Director of Learning, Opportunities and Skills (DCS) Email: