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Amendments

November 2022

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Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Statements of Purpose Statements of Purpose have been updated.
Children’s Guides Children's Guides have been updated.
Case Recording This chapter has been updated.
Care and Placement Planning This chapter has been updated.
Looked After Reviews and Disruption Meetings This chapter has been updated.
Leaving the Home This chapter has been amended to add a link to the NYAS ‘My Things Matter’ Report – support and respect care-experienced children and their belongings when they move (see Section 2, Arrangements for the transfer to Another Home).
Use of Restraint and Physical Intervention This chapter has been updated.
Searching Children/Bedrooms This chapter has been updated.
Family Time with Parents / Carers / Siblings and Others Section 3, Supervised Family Time has been updated to reflect a finding by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman that the supervisor's observations of the Family Time must be clearly recorded in the child's record and shared with the parents within 3 months of the visit.
Safeguarding Children and Young People and Referring Safeguarding Concerns This chapter has been updated.
Allegations Against Staff and Volunteers KCSIE highlights the importance of sharing and responding to any concerns, about the behaviour of an adult who works with children, no matter how small. This chapter has been revised to also consider low level concerns, with a new section added in relation to the differences between an ‘allegation’ and a concern.
Advocacy, Independent Visitors and Independent Reviewing Officers This chapter has been updated throughout.
Safe Use of the Internet, Social Media and Photographs This chapter has been updated.
Health and Wellbeing, Health Notifications and Access to Services This chapter has been updated.
Education This chapter has been updated.
Leisure and Activities This chapter has been updated.
Staff Qualifications This chapter has been updated.
Surveillance and Monitoring This chapter has been updated.
Residential Structure This PDF has been updated.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Equality and Diversity This procedure has been added to the manual.
Providing Personalised Care This procedure has been added to the manual.
Consultation and Participation This procedure has been added to the manual.
Whistleblowing or Raising Concerns at Work This procedure has been added to the manual.
Risk Assessment and Planning This procedure has been added to the manual.
Disability Living Allowance This link has been added to the manual.
Positive Relationships and Behaviour Management This procedure has been added to the manual.
Female Genital Mutilation This procedure has been added to the manual.
Staffing and Safe Recruitment This procedure has been added to the manual.
Staff Supervision and Appraisal This procedure has been added to the manual.
Leadership Management This procedure has been added to the manual.
Health and Safety This procedure has been added to the manual.
Recording and Reporting of Accidents This procedure has been added to the manual.

Next update: May 2023


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