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Halton Children's Services Online Procedures

Local Resources and Documents

CAPTION: All children
   
All Children
Early Help and Thresholds for Children's Social Care Services
Title: When Inserted:
Halton Levels of Need Framework May 2016
Step Up/Step Down Protocol July 2018
Children in Need, Aims and Principles July 2020
Children in Need, Planning and Review June 2018
Everyone Early Help Strategy 2018 - 2021 June 2018
Children's Social Care - Assessment and Planning
Title: When Inserted:
iCART User Guide 2018 June 2018
iCART Referral Form January 2020
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
Risk Assessment Guidance June 2019
Duty and Assessment Team Transfer Policy September 2020
IRM Dispute Resolution Process for CP/LAC November 2020
Child in Need
Title: When Inserted:
NW CiN Moving Across LA Boundaries Procedure August 2017
Children in Need, Aims and Principles July 2020
Children in Need, Planning and Review June 2018
Children in Need, Making Section 17 Payments January 2019
Legal Proceedings
Title: When Inserted:
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
Title: When Inserted:
HBC Whistle Blowing Policy April 2020
Notifications
Title: When Inserted:
CAPTION: Case management
   
Case Management and Recording
Title: When Inserted:
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
Requests to Access Records from Parties with Law Enforcement Function April 2020
Recording Policy and Practice November 2018
CAPTION: Children in particular
   
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
Title: When Inserted:
Family and Friends Care
Title: When Inserted:
Family and Friends Care Policy May 2016
Private Fostering Procedures October 2017
Young Carers
Title: When Inserted:
CAPTION: Looked after children
   
Children in Care
Decision to Look After and Care Planning
Title: When Inserted:
Process and frequency for updating the Care Plan and Pathway Plan every 6 months June 2019
Template 1: Template for recording childs views of why placements ended June 2019
Template 2: Template for recording parents views of why placement ended June 2019
Template 3: Learning points and actions from disruption meeting June 2019
Template 4: Child's record of learning points and actions June 2019
Template 5: Referral form to safeguarding unit for disruption meeting June 2019
Placements
Title: When Inserted:
Parent and Child Placement Policy November 2019
CiCCL Placement Sufficiency Strategy 2017-2020 May 2018
Viability_Suitability Assessment June 2019
Practice guidance for Viability Assessments and Joint Special Guardianship Order/Fostering Assessments June 2019
Procedure for Statutory Visits to External Placements April 2020
Placement in Supported Lodgings Policy October 2020
Monitoring and Reviews
Title: When Inserted:
IRM Dispute Resolution Process for CP/LAC November 2020
Contact and Overnight Stays
Title: When Inserted:
Supervised Contact Sheet June 2019
Education, School Trips and Holidays
Title: When Inserted:
Holidays During Term Time - Policy 2016
Holiday Letter Template 2016
PEP Process Flow Chart June 2019
Health and Wellbeing
Title: When Inserted:
Medical Competence Training Agreement - Foster Carers June 2019
Non Prescribed Medication Administration Form June 2019
Risk Assessment for Self Administration of Medication (young people) June 2019
PRACTICE GUIDANCE 2: Fabricated or Induced Illness October 2018
Change of Name and Marriage
Title: When Inserted:
Leaving Care and Transition
Title: When Inserted:
Halton Strategy for Children in Need and Care Leavers 2017 - 2020 April 2018
Care Leavers Charter June 2019
Council Tax 13A Discount Policy Statement June 2019
A Self Help Guide: Care Leavers Transition Guidance June 2019
Staying Put November 2019
Youth Offending
Title: When Inserted:
Joint Cheshire, Warrington and Halton Protocol for the Provision of Local Authority Accommodation for Juveniles Detainees June 2019
PAN Cheshire YJS and CSC Joint Working Protocol November 2019
PAN Cheshire Children in Care in the Criminal Justice System November 2019
CAPTION: Fostering and adopt
   
Fostering and Adoption
Fostering Services
Title: When Inserted:
Fostering Service Behaviour Management Policy June 2019
Records and Recording for Foster Carers June 2019
Guidance for Foster Carers on Safe Sleeping for Babies June 2019
Fostering Service Holiday Arrangements Policy June 2019
Holidays During Term Time - Policy 2016
Holiday Letter Template 2016
Parent and Child Placement Policy November 2019
Fostering Service Disability Living Allowance Policy June 2019
Delegated Authority Policy June 2019
Safer Sleeping Guidance June 2019
Preliminary Suitability/Viability Assessment June 2019
Administering Medication Policy June 2019
Safe Care Policy June 2017
Temporary Approval as Foster Carers Procedure June 2019
Fostering Service Whistle Blowing (Confidential Reporting Code) Policy June 2019
Foster Carers Allowance Guide 2020 May 2020
Adoption and Permanence Services
Title: When Inserted:
Contact and Letterbox Administration Procedures June 2019
Equality and Diversity (Adoption) June 2019
Togeher for Adoption: Statement of Purpose June 2019
Special Guardianship
Title: When Inserted:
Financial Support to Children in Need October 2017
Special Guardianship Offer June 2019
Children in Need, Planning and Review June 2018
Practice guidance for Viability Assessments and Joint Special Guardianship Order/Fostering Assessments June 2019
CAPTION: Staffing local resources
   
Staffing
Title: When Inserted:
Social Work Progression Guidance January 2020
Children and Families Service Supervision Policy December 2019
Children and Families Service Workforce Development Strategy July 2018
Children and Families Service Recruitment and Retention Charter July 2018