Independent reviewing officers' handbook: young people's guide

A guide to help young people living in children’s homes or foster care understand the 'Independent reviewing officers handbook'.

Applies to England



This document is about independent reviewing officers (IROs), who chair reviews of care plans for children living in children’s homes or foster care.

The guide will help young people understand what the handbook says about:

  • what should be happening at reviews
  • how certain decisions should be made
  • what IROs do

The Independent reviewing officers handbook is also available.

Published 15 March 2011