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2.1 Case Recording


HCC Children’s Service’s policy on record keeping (electronic or paper), to be read with the Retention and Destruction of Files Procedure and HCC’s Corporate ICT Acceptable Use Policy and Data Protection Policy

The responsibility for the professional regulation of social workers is with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The HCPC has issued Standards of Proficiency which also inform this guidance.

The guidance given below applies to users of all HCC’s electronic recording systems for both Safeguarding and Specialist Services (S&SS)

Click here for LCS Guidance on Case Recording.

Click here for EHM Guidance.


In September 2018, this procedure was updated to reflect local practice.

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