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  1. Ethos and Policy Framework
  2. Planning for Care
  3. Standards of Care and Control
  4. Contact with Family and Friends
  5. Personal Care, Safeguarding and Protection
  6. Health, Wellbeing and Education
  7. Privacy and Personal Care
  8. Management, Administration and Finance
  9. Appendices

 


1. Ethos and Policy Framework

1.1 Statement of Purpose Updated
1.2 Equality, Diversity and Rights Updated
1.3 Caring for Children and Young People from Minority Ethnic Groups Updated
1.4 Case Recording Policy and Staff Guidance  
1.5 Log Book and Diary Recording  


2. Planning for Care

2.1 Admissions Policy  
2.2 Risk Taking and Assessments  
2.3 Consents Guidance Updated
2.4 Care and Placement Plans Guidance  
2.5 Health Care Assessments and Plans Updated
2.6 Placement Planning Meetings Updated
2.7 Looked After Children Reviews  
2.8 Preparation for Leaving Care Updated
2.9 Moving to Another Placement  
2.10 Leaving the Home Updated
2.11 Outreach Work and Contact with Ex Residents  

 


3. Standards of Care and Control

3.1 Care and Control Policy  
3.2 Key/Link Worker Guidance  
3.3 Sanctions  
3.4 Missing from Care (Absent/Missing Children) Updated
3.5 Dealing with Aggression and Violence  
3.6 Use of Restraint and Physical Interventions  
3.7 Searching Children/Bedrooms  
3.8 The Police  

 


4. Contact with Family and Friends

4.1 Contact with Parents and Siblings  
4.2 Social Visits (Including Overnight Stays)  
4.3 Correspondence, Communication and Social Networking  

 


5. Personal Care, Safeguarding and Protection

5.1 Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy  
5.2 Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation  
5.3 Child Criminal Exploitation  
5.4 Relationships and Physical Contact with Children  
5.5 Spending One to One Time with Children  
5.6 Recognising Abuse Guidance  
5.7 Child Protection Referrals  
5.8 Allegations Against Staff Updated
5.9 Confidential Reporting  
5.10 Representations and Complaints  
5.11 Countering Bullying  
5.12 Self Harming  
5.13 Drugs and Substance Misuse  
5.14 Sleeping In and Night Security  
5.15 Fire Safety  
5.16 Recording and Reporting of Accidents Updated
5.17 Social Worker Visits  
5.18 Advocacy and Independent Visitors  
5.19 Visitors  
5.20 Internet Safety Updated

 


6. Health, Wellbeing and Education

6.1 Health and Wellbeing Policy  
6.2 Smoking and Alcohol  
6.3 Health Notifications and Access to Services  
6.4 First Aid, Homely Remedies and Medication  
6.5 Sexual Health and Relationships  
6.6 Education  
6.7 HIV, AIDS and Blood Borne Viruses  
6.8 Holidays and School Trips  

 


7. Privacy and Personal Care

7.1 Provision and Preparation of Meals  
7.2 Leisure and Activities  
7.3 Bedrooms  

 


8. Management, Administration and Finance

8.1 Health and Safety Centres  
8.2 Rostering and Handover Procedures  
8.3 Monitoring Quality  
8.4 Notification of Serious Events  
8.5 Records Management  
8.6 Access to Records  
8.7 Transporting Children Policy  

 


9. Appendices

9.1 Local Keywords  
9.2 Glossary of Psychoanalytic Terms  
9.3 Amendments