Longfield to investigate 'shocking' treatment of vulnerable children in assessment units

Gabriella Jozwiak
Monday, October 29, 2018

The children's commissioner for England is to investigate alleged abuse and maltreatment of children and young people with learning disabilities and autism in NHS-funded secure units.

Anne Longfield said she would be pressing the government to look into reports claiming that children in assessment and treatment units (ATUs) are being mistreated. Picture: Alex Deverill
Anne Longfield said she would be pressing the government to look into reports claiming that children in assessment and treatment units (ATUs) are being mistreated. Picture: Alex Deverill

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