The vision within our Local Outcome Improvement Plan is for Aberdeen being a place where all people can prosper, regardless of their circumstances. We have 74 improvement aims to help us achieve that vision. Find out about some of our children and young people projects; their achievements and the impact on our communities from the case studies below.
New Children’s Services Strategic Plan 2023-26
On 19 April 2023, the CPA Board approved a new Children’s Services Strategic Plan 2023-26 which sets out our 6 key priorities and actions to help improve outcomes for children, young people and their families in Aberdeen. It also forms the basis of three-year cycle of work to achieve the ten-year vision laid out in our Community Planning Aberdeen Local Outcome Improvement Plan (LOIP) 2016-2026, under the Prosperous People: Children & Young People theme. See the summary and children and young people’s version of the Plan below:
5.2 To Increase by 80% the use of digital resources for children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing by 2022 and to Increase by 40% the use of the wellbeing scenario on the Mind Of My Own app by care experienced children and young people by 2022.
6.2 To increase to 43%, by 2023, the proportion of children and young people who are supported to live in kinship care or are looked after at home; and to Increase by 20% the number of children and young people remaining in a placement, looked after at home/kinship, between 16-18 years old by 2023
9.1 To: Reduce the number of 16/17 year olds with higher support needs offending by 2022 and to Increase number of young people who need support in relation to trauma and bereavement having access to such support by 50% by 2023