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Amendments

October 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Planning and Review This procedure has been updated to amend timescales for reports.
Care and Supervision Proceedings and the Public Law Outline This chapter has been updated to reference and note the Family Court Justice Interim Guidance on Special Guardianship, Courts and Tribunals Judiciary (May 2019).
Placement in Residential Care A slight amendment has been made removing references to Safety Plans.
Looked After Reviews This chapter has been amended to clarify the Social workers role in updating ICS.
Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers A link has been added to Attending an IRM Panel: Information Sheets.
Supervision and Support of Foster Carers This chapter has been updated to reflect in more detail the foster carer’s role and responsibilities with respect to Fostering National Minimum Standards - Notification of Significant Events and relevant aspects of Schedule 6 The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.
Review and Termination of Approval of Foster Carers A link has been added to Attending an IRM Panel: Information Sheets.
Assessment and Approval of Prospective Adopters A link has been added to Attending an IRM Panel: Information Sheets and to reflect the national changes in adoption registration and matching.
Placement for Adoption This chapter has been updated to reflect the national changes in adoption registration and matching.
Access to Birth Records and Adoption Case Records A link has been added to Attending an IRM Panel: Information Sheets.
Applications for Special Guardianship Orders This chapter has been updated to reference and reflect the Family Court Justice Interim Guidance on Special Guardianship, Courts and Tribunals Judiciary.
Court Reports: Adoption, Placement and Special Guardianship Orders This chapter has been updated to reference and reflect the Family Court Justice Interim Guidance on Special Guardianship, Courts and Tribunals Judiciary.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Safety Plans New guidance on the appropriate use of safety plans.
Placing and Visiting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities or Health Conditions in Long-Term Residential Settings This chapter reflects statutory guidance in relation to children who are placed by health authorities or local authorities for more than 3 months in residential establishments for educational purposes and children placed in care homes or independent hospitals (including hospices) by health authorities or local authorities (Sections 85 and 86 of the Children Act 1989).
Removed Chapters
  • Written Agreements.

Next Update: March 2020


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