The resource is a useful guide explaining England’s 2010 Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) Regulations to young people in care. It was created with input from young people to use language and examples tailored for children and youth. The guide covers topics like care plans, health plans, placement plans, case reviews, social worker visits, leaving care, and children’s rights. It aims to help young people understand the rules and systems affecting their care. The language is simple and friendly. There are summaries of key points and a word list explaining commonly used terms. The guide helps empower young people to be involved in decisions about their lives and care. Overall, it is a useful and child-friendly overview of care regulations in England.
What is this guide about?
A summary of the new rules
How can I get help to understand some of the word used in these rules?
And now for the Rules
What do the new rules say?
What should happen when I come into care?
Different sorts of plans
Different types of placement
Visits by my social worker
What’s an Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO)?
What does the Local Authority have to do to help me prepare for when I stop being looked after?
What’s an Independant Visitor and what do they do?
What are the rules about my records?
Some useful words explained