Volume 5: statutory guidance for local authorities on the placement and welfare of looked-after children.
This has been replaced by Children’s homes regulations, including quality standards: guide.
PDF, 493KB, 65 pages
This statutory guidance is for:
It will also be relevant to:
It provides a framework for practice for providers of children’s homes, including secure children’s homes, based on the importance of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individual children.
The relationship between legislation, statutory guidance and practice guidance is set out in Annex A.
This is volume 5 in a series of 5 related statutory guidance publications.
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