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Amendments

December 2017

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Initial Contacts and Referrals This chapter has been revised to set out in more detail the timetable and partnership requirements associated with effectively managing contacts and referrals.
Care and Supervision Proceedings and the Public Law Outline This chapter has been revised to reflect the withdrawal of the previously published ADCS/Cafcass Protocol on Court Work.
Children who go Missing from Home This Norfolk authored chapter has been revised and updated and should be re-read in full.
Young Carers' Needs Assesment This title now links direct to material held on the www.local.gov.uk site.
Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children A link to Securing British Citizenship for Looked After Children (NRPF Network) has been added to this chapter.
Families with No Recourse to Public Funds A link to Securing British Citizenship for Looked After Children (NRPF Network) has been added to this chapter.
Looked After Reviews This chapter has been amended to fully reflect the Volume 2: care planning, placement and case review guidance and regulation with respect to the circumstances as to when a Looked After Review should be brought forward. The list is not exhaustive. (See Section 2, Frequency of Looked After Reviews).
Change of Name of a Looked After Child This chapter has been entirely revised and updated and should be re-read in full.
Children who go Missing from Care This Norfolk authored chapter has been revised and updated and should be re-read in full.
Review and Termination of Approval of Foster Carers Section 7, Disclosure and Barring Service, has been revised and updated.
Placement for Adoption This chapter has been amended to emphasise ‘procedural fairness’ as a key aspect of the adoption planning process in respect of ensuring parents are provided with information throughout, including the dates of placement/proposed changes of a child’s Status, etc. This follows the outcome of a judicial review ([2017] EWHC 1041 (Admin)). (See new Section 4.2, Procedural Fairness).
List of Agency Decision Makers, Designated Managers and Nominated Officers This listing has been updated.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Modern Slavery This chapter has been added to the manual.

Next update: July 2018


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