Vinney Green children's home is no longer inadequate, says Ofsted

2023-06-09 07:47:48  • 2 mins

By Adam Postans

Local Democracy Reporting Service

A secure children's home previously rated as inadequate has made major improvements, say inspectors Ofsted.

Vinney Green was criticised by the watchdog in June 2022, with children suffering "unlawful, painful" physical restraint and unjustified solitary confinement for up to three days.

But following a visit in April, the home has been awarded a rating of good in every category.

South Gloucestershire Council runs the home in Emerson's Green.

The report said the home was now "lively but relaxed" and education, health, how well children are protected, and the effectiveness of leaders were all rated as good.

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