November 2021

Updated Chapters
Chapter Title Details
Residential Child Care – Key Principles This chapter has been updated.
Information Sharing

This chapter has been reviewed and updated throughout to reflect updated advice on information sharing contained in the statutory guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children.

Staying in Touch, the Safe Use of the Internet, Social Media and Taking Photographs A link has been added in Further Information to the NSPCC Report Remove Tool and the UK Council for Internet Safety (UKCIS) Digital Passport.
Staff Qualifications and Employment Checks A note has been added regarding the checks which employers must carry out to ensure that any person applying to work in the home has the right to work in the UK. See Section 3, Safe Recruitment and Employment Checks.

Next Update: April 2022


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