This information is for providers and managers on the use of surveillance, including CCTV, in their residential childcare settings and how Ofsted will evaluate its use.
This guidance relates to the following residential settings in which inspectors will expect that the remit-specific regulations and guidance are being followed:
- children’s homes
- residential family centres
- secure children’s homes
For residential accommodation in schools, inspectors will evaluate the arrangements against the best practice principles set out in this guidance.