Referral Process

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Referral Process

Cairngorm Outdoors primary objective is to provide care for children and young people aged 13-18 years, who may be experiencing a residential placement breakdown, breakdown in the family home, or children and young people in need of respite care or, an emergency placement at short notice.

Please send enquiries to our Service Care Manager, Keith Lawson. Their contact email is

After an initial conversation with either the placements officer or social worker, Cairngorm Outdoors will ask for all relevant information that will make sure that we can provide a suitable and safe placement.

Requirements For Referral Process:

  • Legal Status
  • Risk Assessments
  • An Up to Date Care Plan
  • Full History & Chronology
  • Past & Outstanding Convictions
  • Medical Report
  • Education Report
  • Physical Or Sexual Risk To Adults Or Young People
  • Psychological Reports

If after initial conversations we believe that we have a possible match for one of our services a referral form will be sent out to the relevant professional to complete.

When both parties are happy to proceed with the placement, the placement officer and or Social Worker are invited to visit the service to meet the Manager and Care Team.

Our Service at our facilities are all inspected every year and the outcome was on athe ward of good throughout.

Download Referral Papers Here: Download