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Amendments

September 2022

CAPTION: September 2022
   
Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Children who go Missing from Home or Care This chapter has been amended locally. This chapter has been updated in order to reflect guidance for children who go missing from home or care.

June 2022

CAPTION: June 2022
   
Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Care and Supervision Proceedings and the Public Law Outline This chapter has been substantially updated and should be re-read.
Legal Planning Meetings This chapter has been substantially updated and should be re-read.
Electronic Recording of Meetings and Conversations Part 1 of this chapter has been updated in line with case-law.
Use of Social Media Sites by Social Care and Safeguarding Staff This chapter has been given a general refresh.
Children and Young People Aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Section 15, Resolving Disagreements has been updated in line with the First Tier Tribunal’s extended powers to hear appeals and make non-binding recommendations about health and social care aspects of Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans, provided those appeals also include education elements.
Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Child Victims of Trafficking and Modern Slavery This chapter has been updated.
Decision to Look After and Care Planning Section 1.3, Section 20 Accommodation has been revised in line with the Public Law Working Group (PLWG) Recommendations to Achieve Best Practice in the Child Protection and Family Justice Systems.
Placements in Secure Accommodation on Welfare Grounds Section 10, Use of Inherent Jurisdiction to Authorise a Placement Involving a Deprivation of Liberty has been updated in line with case-law.
Placements with Parents This chapter has been updated.
Education of Looked After and Previously Looked After Children This chapter has been updated to reflect Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021). Schools should have policies and processes in place to ensure all concerns about all adults working in or on behalf of the school or college (including supply teachers, volunteers and contractors) are dealt with promptly and appropriately. See Section 8.3, Protecting Children with a Social Worker, Looked After Children and Previously Looked After Children from Adults Who May Pose a Risk to Them and/or Other Children in the School.
Restrictive Physical Intervention New Further Information section has been added.

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