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1.4Child in Need

  1. 1.4.1Child in Need Plans and Reviews
    Updated
    February 20, 2024

1.5Child Protection

  1. 1.5.1Child Protection
    Updated
    February 20, 2024

1.6Legal Proceedings

  1. 1.6.1Applications for Emergency Protection Orders
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  2. 1.6.2Care and Supervision Proceedings and the Public Law Outline
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  3. 1.6.3Legal Gateway/Planning Meetings
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  4. 1.6.4Protocol and Good Practice Model: Disclosure of Information in Cases of Alleged Child Abuse and Linked Criminal and Care Direction Hearings (October 2013)
  5. 1.6.5Cross-border child protection cases: the 1996 Hague Convention (DfE)
  6. 1.6.6Family Justice Resource Hub (ADCS) - This hosts a series of practical resources, such as templates, tools and practice guidance, which will be of interest to those working in the family justice system.

1.7Complaints and Whistleblowing

  1. 1.7.1Complaints and Representations
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  2. 1.7.2Whistleblowing
    Updated
    February 20, 2024

2.Case Management and Recording

  1. 2.0.1Recording Policy and Guidelines
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  2. 2.0.2Case Records and Retention
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  3. 2.0.3Access to Records/Subject Access Requests
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  4. 2.0.4Confidentiality Policy
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  5. 2.0.5Electronic Recording of Meetings and Conversations
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  6. 2.0.6Use of Social Media Sites by Social Care and Safeguarding Staff
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  7. 2.0.7Storage of Data on Mobile Devices
    Updated
    February 20, 2024

4.2Placements

  1. 4.2.1Placements with Parents
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  2. 4.2.2Placements with Connected Persons
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  3. 4.2.3Placements in Foster Care
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  4. 4.2.4Placements in Residential Care
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  5. 4.2.5Placements in Secure Accommodation on Welfare Grounds
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  6. 4.2.6Out of Area Placements
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  7. 4.2.7Placements Outside England and Wales
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  8. 4.2.8Remands to Local Authority Accommodation or to Youth Detention Accommodation
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  9. 4.2.9Notifications from Other Local Authorities/Placement Providers
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  10. 4.2.10Delegation of Authority to Foster Carers and Residential Workers
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  11. 4.2.11Placements in Other Arrangements
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  12. 4.2.12Health and Safety
    Updated
    February 20, 2024

4.3Monitoring and Reviews

  1. 4.3.1Social Worker Visits to Looked After Children
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  2. 4.3.2Advocacy and Independent Visitors
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  3. 4.3.3Looked After Reviews
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  4. 4.3.4Appointment and Role of Independent Reviewing Officers
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  5. 4.3.5Secure Accommodation (Criteria) Reviews
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  6. 4.3.6Notifications of Significant Events
    Updated
    February 20, 2024

4.6Health and Wellbeing

  1. 4.6.1Health Care Assessments and Plans
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  2. 4.6.2Personal Care and Relationships
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  3. 4.6.3Positive Relationships and Behaviour Management
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  4. 4.6.4Restrictive Physical Intervention and Restraint
    Updated
    February 20, 2024

4.8Leaving Care and Transition

  1. 4.8.1Leaving Care and Transition
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  2. 4.8.2Staying Put
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  3. 4.8.3Financial Arrangements for Care Leavers
    Updated
    February 20, 2024

5.1Fostering Services

  1. 5.1.1Fostering Panel
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  2. 5.1.2Persons Disqualified from Fostering
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  3. 5.1.3Assessment and Approvals of Foster Carers
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  4. 5.1.4Exemptions and Extensions/Variations to Foster Carer Approval
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  5. 5.1.5Supervision and Support of Foster Carers
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  6. 5.1.6Review and Termination of Approval of Foster Carers
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  7. 5.1.7Allegations Against Foster Carers
    Updated
    February 20, 2024
  8. 5.1.8Training and Development of Foster Carers
    Updated
    February 20, 2024

Last Updated: February 20, 2024

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