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Amendments

February 2020

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Assessments This chapter has been updated in line with the new digital referral form for First Responders to report modern slavery.
Care and Supervision Proceedings and Public Law Outline This chapter has been updated to reference and note the Family Justice Council: Interim Guidance on Special Guardianship (Family Justice Council, May 2019).
Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Child Victims of Trafficking and Modern Slavery This chapter has been updated in line with the new digital referral form for First Responders to report modern slavery.
Secure Accommodation (Criteria) Reviews This chapter has been reviewed and updated to include the requirement for clear separation of reviews (for clarifying whether the criteria for keeping a child in secure accommodation are met, and the child’s looked after review) has been emphasised. Clarifying whether the criteria for keeping a child in secure accommodation are met must come before a LAC review so the decision can inform the LAC review and they must be chaired by different individuals.
Education of Looked After and Previously Looked After Children This chapter has been updated to reflect Keeping Children Safe In Education 2019. Section 8 of the chapter includes a reference to upskirting which is now a criminal offence and a new section on serious violence. information was added to reflect Ofsted’s advice that local authorities should exercise due diligence in ensuring schools for LAC pupils are registered with the DfE.
Assessments and Approvals of Foster Carers A link has been added to: Attending an IRM Panel.
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 (see Section 1, Introduction) and relevant aspects of Schedule 6 in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011, (see Section 2, Planned Supervision Visits).
Review and Termination of Approval of Foster Carers A link has been added to: Attending an IRM Panel.
Allegations Against Foster Carers This chapter has been revised throughout.
Assessment and Approval of Prospective Adopters A link has been added to: Attending an IRM Panel.
Access to Birth Records and Adoption Case Records A link has been added to: Attending an IRM Panel.
Court Reports in Adoption/Special Guardianship This chapter has been updated to note the Family Justice Council: Interim Guidance on Special Guardianship (Family Justice Council, May 2019).

Next update: August 2020


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