September 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Notifications of Serious Events This procedure has been reviewed throughout and extensively updated as required to reflect the latest advice from Ofsted in relation to the notification of serious events.
Care and Placement Plans Guidance This guidance has been reviewed throughout and updated as required. Information in relation to Pathway Plans was updated to reflect that care leavers can request support from local authorities up to the age of 25 years.
Moving to Another Placement This guidance has been reviewed throughout and updated as required. Section 2, Arrangements for the Transfer or Discharge has been updated to include a note on the actions placing authorities are required to undertake if a young person is moving from the home into an unregulated placement.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Monitoring and Surveillance This new policy describes how the use of CCTV and other monitoring equipment may be used to support the well-being of children and young people living in our homes.
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences (RIDDOR) This new chapter outlines the duties placed on the home to report certain serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified dangerous occurrences (near misses).

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