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Amendments

March 2019

Updated/Amended Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Ofsted Notifications and Need to Know Notifications The hyperlinks in this chapter have been updated.
Case Recording This procedure has been updated to reflect the requirement of ensuring addresses are up to date, which is the responsibility of the allocated social worker, in order to reduce risk of Data Protection breaches should information be sent to an incorrect address. See Section 5, Who is Responsible for Recording, and by When.
Access to Records Links have been updated from this chapter to the current edition of the leaflet “Your Access to your Records”.
Liquidlogic Children's System and Livelink Guidance This chapter has been updated.
Child and Family Assessments A link to the Child and Family Assessment Programme and a link to the Child Development Chart has been added to the Scope Section.
Families With No Recourse to Public Funds The process of requesting appropriate subsistence and accommodation (Section 17) via Brokerage Accommodation Team (BAT) for Families with No Recourse to Public Funds and a link to the Hertfordshire Children’s Services to Housing Authority – No Recourse to Public Funds Transfer Protocol has been added to Section 4, Process.
0-25 Together Service This procedure has been revised and updated fully and should be re-read in its entirety.
Looked After Reviews Section 4, Convening Looked After Reviews and Section 5, Invitations and the Child / Parent’s Participation have been updated.
Looked After Review Timetable Matrix This procedure has been updated to reflect local practice.
Foster Care Case Recording Section 3, Records in Respect of Children Placed has been updated to include information regarding mandatory foster carer training and management of records.
Keeping Safe - Behaviour Management in Foster Care The link to CSF3993 Keeping Safe, Behaviour Management in Foster Care has been updated.
Relinquished Children This chapter has been updated to reflect local practice. Section 7.1.3, After the Birth - the Father has been updated to inform staff of where to gain access to the “If your child is being adopted” leaflet.
Direct Work and Life Story Work with Children and Young People A link to the Child Development Chart has been added to Appendix B: Understanding and Telling.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Deprivations of Liberty This chapter has been added.
Hertfordshire Children's Services to Housing Authority – 'No Recourse to Public Funds' – Transfer Protocol This chapter has been added.
Removed Chapters
  • Families First Assessment and Early Help Module.

Next update: September 2019


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