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Quality and Purpose of Care:

  • Key Principles
  • Promoting Diversity
  • Caring for Children from Minority Ethnic Groups
  • Confidentiality
  • Case Recording Policy and Staff Guidance
  • Consents Guidance

Children’s Views, Wishes and Feelings:

  • Contact with Parents and Siblings
  • Overnight Stays and Social Visits
  • Correspondence, Communication and Social Networking
  • Representations, Complaints and Compliments
  • Social Worker Visits
  • Advocacy and Independent Visitors
  • Bedrooms
  • Access to Records


  • Education

Enjoyment and Achievement:

  • Holidays and School Trips
  • Transporting Children
  • Leisure and Activities

Health and Well-being:

  • Drugs and Substance Misuse
  • Provision and Preparation of Meals
  • Smoking and Alcohol
  • First Aid, Home Remedies and Medication

Positive Relationships:

  • Keyworker Guidance
  • Behaviour Management
  • Restrictive Physical Intervention
  • Searching Children/Bedrooms
  • Countering Bullying

Protection of Children:

  • Recognising Abuse Guidance
  • Child Protection Referrals
  • Absent/Missing Children
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation
  • Safeguarding Children from Radicalisation and Extremism
  • E Safety
  • Allegations Against Staff
  • Confidential Reporting
  • The Police
  • Role of Appropriate Adult
  • Self Harming
  • Digital Photography
  • Accidents

Leadership and Management:

  • Monitoring Quality
  • Staff Qualifications
  • Delegated Authorities and Notifications

Care Planning:

  • Admission and Transition
  • Care and Placement Plans Guidance
  • Health Care Assessments and Plans
  • Emergency Placement and Emergency Reviews
  • Placement Planning Meetings
  • Looked After Review
  • Preparation for Leaving Care
  • Leaving the Home

Local Documents:

  • To follow.