Guidance

Children’s homes regulations amendments 2014

Departmental advice for children’s homes providers and their partners following amendments to the Children’s Homes Regulations 2001.

Document

Children’s homes regulations amendments 2014

Details

This departmental advice is for:

  • children’s homes providers and managers
  • potential providers of new children’s homes
  • local children’s services, police services and others who may be contacted in relation to a children’s home location assessment
  • social care students and training providers

This advice follows amendments to the Children’s Homes Regulations 2001, which came into effect in January and April 2014.

It includes information on:

  • location assessment
  • independent monitoring visits under regulation 33
  • relevant qualifications for care staff working in children’s homes