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All Children
Early Help and Thresholds for Children's Social Care Services
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Halton Levels of Need Framework May 2016
Step Up/Step Down Protocol July 2018
Children in Need, Aims and Principles November 2017
Children in Need, Planning and Review June 2018
Everyone Early Help Strategy 2018 - 2021 June 2018
Children's Social Care - Assessment and Planning
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iCART User Guide 2018 June 2018
Multi Agency Contact and Referral Form June 2018
Transfer of Cases Between Teams October 2016
NW Notification and Transfer of Children Subject of CP Plans Across LA Boundaries Procedure August 2018
Pre Birth Assessment Guidance October 2017
Terms of Reference for Single Agency Audits February 2018
Children in Need, Planning and Review June 2018
PRACTICE GUIDANCE 2: Fabricated or Induced Illness October 2018
Practice guidance for Viability Assessments and Special Guardianship Order/Fostering Assessments October2018
Child in Need
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NW CiN Moving Across LA Boundaries Procedure August 2017
Children in Need, Aims and Principles November 2017
Children in Need, Planning and Review June 2018
Legal Proceedings
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NW PreCare and Care Proceedings Notification and Transfer Across LA Boundaries Procedure August 2018
Expectations ant CP and LAM Feb 2018
Court Templates
Title: When Inserted:
Family Meeting Minutes Template September 2018
LAM Screening Tool Template September 2018
Legal Planning Meeting Template September 2018
Parenting Assessment Template September 2018
Section 7 Report Template September 2018
Section 37 Report Template September 2018
Complaints and Whistleblowing
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HBC Whistle Blowing Policy June 2018
HBC Whistle Blowing Policy Guidance for Managers May 2016
Notifications
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Case Management and Recording
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Subject Access Requests Policy March 2018
Guidance on Storing a Copy of Information Provided to an Applicant as part of a Subject Access Request 2016
Data Protection Section 29 Requests Flowchart January 2017
Children in Particular Circumstances
Children with Disabilities
Title: When Inserted:
Disability Living Allowance Foster Carers and Foster Children 2016
Halton Personal Budget Guidance for Short Breaks 2016
Personalisation and Personal Budgets Policy May 2017
Halton SEND Partnership Leaflet June 2016
A Guide to Parent Carers Needs Assessments June 2017
Halton Short Breaks Statement 2017-18 June 2018
Children from Abroad
Title: When Inserted:
National Transfer Protocol for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children 2018 April 2018
Children in Need, Planning and Review June 2018
Homelessness
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Family and Friends Care
Title: When Inserted:
Family and Friends Care Policy May 2016
Private Fostering Procedures October 2017
Young Carers
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Children in Care
Decision to Look After and Care Planning
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Process and frequency for updating the Care Plan and Pathway Plan every 6 months September 2017
Template 1: Template for recording childs views of why placements ended April 2018
Template 2: Template for recording parents views of why placement ended April 2018
Template 3: Learning points and actions from disruption meeting April 2018
Template 4: Child's record of learning points and actions April 2018
Template 5: Referral form to safeguarding unit for disruption meeting April 2018
Placements
Title: When Inserted:
Parent and Child Foster Placements - Procedures December 2016
Parent and Child Placement - Risk Management Guidance December 2016
CiCCL Placement Sufficiency Strategy 2017-2020 May 2018
Viability_Suitability Assessment April 2018
Delegated Authority Decision Clarification Tool April 2018
Template 2: Letter to provider regarding placement in Halton (CICOLA) April 2018
Statutory Notification Form for out of borough new placement/change of placement/termination of placement April 2018
Practice guidance for Viability Assessments and Joint Special Guardianship Order/Fostering Assessments October 2018
Monitoring and Reviews
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Contact and Overnight Stays
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Supervised Contact Sheet April 2018
Education, School Trips and Holidays
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Holidays During Term Time - Policy 2016
Holiday Letter Template 2016
PEP Process Flow Chart September 2017
Health and Wellbeing
Title: When Inserted:
Medical Competence Training Agreement - Foster Carers 2016
Non Prescribed Medication Administration Form 2016
Risk Assessment for Self Administration of Medication (young people) 2016
PRACTICE GUIDANCE 2: Fabricated or Induced Illness October 2018
Change of Name and Marriage
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Leaving Care and Transition
Title: When Inserted:
Halton Strategy for Children in Need and Care Leavers 2017 - 2020 April 2018
Care Leavers Charter September 2017
Halton Staying Put Policy October 2016
Council Tax 13A Discount Policy Statement April 2018
Care Leaver Transition Guidance January 2018
Youth Offending
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Youth Justice Service (YJS) Children in Care in the Criminal Justice System Joint Procedure August 2018
Joint Working Protocol with Children's Social Care (CSC) and Youth Justice Service (YJS) August 2018
Fostering and Adoption
Fostering Services
Title: When Inserted:
Fostering Service Behaviour Management Policy 2016
Records and Recording for Foster Carers 2016
Guidance for Foster Carers on Safe Sleeping for Babies 2016
Holiday Arrangements - Fostering Service 2016
Holidays During Term Time - Policy 2016
Holiday Letter Template 2016
Parent and Child Foster Placements - Procedures 2016
Disability Living Allowance - Foster Carers and Fostered Children 2016
Delegated Authority Policy 2016
Medical Competence Training Agreement 2016
Non prescribed medication administration form 2016
Risk Assessment Form for Self Administration of Medication (Young people) 2016
Making Permanent Foster Placements, Referral and Matching March 2017
Child's Profile Report March 2017
Permanent Fostering Matching Meeting Minutes Form March 2017
Safer Sleeping Guidance June 2017
Preliminary Suitability/Viability Assessment June 2017
Administering Medication Policy June 2017
Safe Care Policy June 2017
Temporary Approval as Foster Carers Procedure June 2017
Flow Chart for Temporary Approval as Foster Carers June 2017
Fostering Service Whistle Blowing (Confidential Reporting Code) Policy June 2017
Adoption and Permanence Services
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Contact and Letterbox Administration Procedures April 2016
Post Adoption Support June 2017
Equality and Diversity (Adoption) April 2016
Life Appreciation Day Procedures April 2016
Adoption Recruitment Strategy April 2016
Disaster Recovery Plan April 2016
Adoption Service Statement of Purpose June 2017
Adoption Policy June 2017
Special Guardianship
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Financial Support to Children in Need October 2017
Special Guardianship Offer May 2018
Children in Need, Planning and Review June 2018
Practice guidance for Viability Assessments and Joint Special Guardianship Order/Fostering Assessments October 2018
Staffing
Title: When Inserted:
Social Work Progression Guidance June 2018
Children and Families Service Supervision Policy July 2018
Children and Families Service Workforce Development Strategy July 2018
Children and Families Service Recruitment and Retention Charter July 2018