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Amendments

September 2022

CAPTION: September 2022
   
Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Children and Young People Aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities This chapter has been updated to reflect 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 The National Transfer Scheme Protocol for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children has become mandatory for all local authorities with children’s services.
Aftercare under Section 17 of the Mental Health Act 1983 This chapter has been updated to reflect case-law.
Decision to Look After This chapter replaces the previous chapter of the same name and should be read in its entirety.
Placements in Foster Care This chapter has been updated to add guidance on when a child leaves a placement, and to add a link to the NYAS ‘My Things Matter’ Report – support and respect care-experienced children and their belongings when they move.
Placements in Residential Care This chapter has been updated to add guidance on when a child leaves a placement, and to add a link to the NYAS ‘My Things Matter’ Report – support and respect care-experienced children and their belongings when they move.
Placements in Secure Accommodation on Welfare Grounds This chapter has been updated to reflect case law.
Education of Looked After and Previously Looked After Children This chapter has been amended in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance, to highlight the importance of sharing and responding to any concerns about the behaviour of an adult who works with children, no matter how small, including low level concerns.
Positive Relationships and Behaviour Management This chapter has been reviewed and rewritten and should be read in its entirety.
Restrictive Physical Intervention and Restraint A link has been added to this chapter.
Ceasing to Look After a Child This chapter has been updated to add guidance on when a child leaves a placement, and to add a link to the NYAS ‘My Things Matter’ Report – support and respect care-experienced children and their belongings when they move.

Leaving Care and Transition

This chapter has been updated to add guidance on when a child leaves a placement, and to add a link to the NYAS ‘My Things Matter’ Report – support and respect care-experienced children and their belongings when they move.
Fostering Panel This chapter has been reviewed and rewritten and should be read in its entirety.
Allegations Against Foster Carers This chapter has been reviewed and rewritten and should be read in its entirety.
New Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Equality and Diversity This chapter has been added to the manual.
Care Planning This chapter has been added to the manual.
Risk Assessment and Planning This chapter has been added to the manual.
Providing Personalised Care This chapter has been added to the manual.
Health and Safety This chapter has been added to the manual.
Leisure Activities This chapter has been added to the manual.
Training and Development of Foster Carers This chapter has been added to the manual.

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