Children’s Guide


The Children’s Views, Wishes and Feelings Standard
Regulation 7


Statement of Purpose

Each Children’s Home must produce a Children’s Guide.

The Children’s Guide must be made available to all children when their placement in the home is agreed (or on arrival at the home if the placement is made in an emergency).

The Children’s Guide must be age appropriate and provided in an accessible format. Care Officers in the home should go through the guide with each child to make sure they understand it.

The Children’s Guide should help children to understand the following:

The Children’s Guide should be reviewed regularly; this review should incorporate feedback from children and young people living in the home.