A service helping young people in need in Aberdeen has been praised by inspectors.
Barnardo’s runs Linksfield Residential Service on Linksfield Road, Aberdeen, for children and young people with a range of significant difficulties.
Monitors from the Care Inspectorate watchdog visited the service on June 10 and have now published their report.
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They rated the service “very good” for care, support, staffing, management and leadership – the second best of six possible ratings.
“All young people had a sense of trust and value which came from the ethos and culture in the service,” said the report.
It added: “They all stated they had someone they could talk to and conveyed any issues and worries too.”