Amendments

April 2017

Updated Chapters
Chapter Title Details
Providing Personalised Care This guidance has been updated to include information on the role of residential care workers in supporting young people who are experiencing gender identity issues (see Section 3.2, Gender).
Case Recording A note has been added into Section 16, Records must usually be Retained After Closure, to remind all staff that no children’s social care records should be destroyed while the National Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is on-going.
Social Visits (Including Overnight Stays) This guidance has been reviewed throughout and updated as required.
Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation This guidance has been updated to reflect the revised definition of Child Sexual Exploitation published by the Department for Education in February 2017. See Section 1, Introduction for full details.
Allegations Against Staff This guidance has been reviewed throughout and updated as required.

Next Update: February 2018


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