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The Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) Regulations 2010

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.These Regulations do not apply in relation to any child...

  3. PART 2

    1. 4.Care planning

    2. 5.Preparation and content of the care plan

    3. 6.(1) The responsible authority must keep C’s care plan under...

    4. 7.Health care

    5. 8.Contact with a child in care

  4. PART 3

    1. 9.Placement plan

    2. 10.Avoidance of disruption in education

    3. Placement out of area

    4. Placements outside England and Wales (1) This regulation applies if— (a) C is in the...

    5. 13.Notification of placement

    6. 14.Termination of placement by the responsible authority

  5. PART 4

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 15.Application

      2. 16.Effect of contact order

      3. 17.Assessment of P’s suitability to care for a child

      4. 18.Decision to place a child with P

      5. 19.Circumstances in which a child may be placed with P before assessment completed

      6. 20.Support for P

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 21.Interpretation

      2. 22.Conditions to be complied with before placing a child with a local authority foster parent

      3. 23.Emergency placement with a local authority foster parent

      4. 24.Temporary approval of relative, friend or other person connected with C

      5. 25.Expiry of temporary approval

      6. 26.Independent fostering agencies – discharge of responsible authority functions

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 27.General duties of the responsible authority when placing a child in other arrangements

  6. PART 5 etc.

    1. 28.Frequency of visits

    2. 29.Conduct of visits

    3. 30.Consequences of visits

    4. 31.Advice, support and assistance for the child

  7. PART 6

    1. 32.General duty of the responsible authority to review the child’s case

    2. 33.Timing of reviews

    3. Conduct of reviews

    4. Considerations to which the responsible authority must have regard The considerations to which the responsible authority must have regard...

    5. The role of the IRO (1) The IRO must— (a) so far as reasonably practicable,...

    6. 37.Arrangements for implementing decisions arising out of reviews

    7. 38.Records of reviews

  8. PART 7

    1. 39.Arrangements for ceasing to look after a child who is not an eligible child

    2. Eligible children

    3. General duties If C is an eligible child, the responsible authority must...

    4. Assessment of needs (1) The responsible authority must complete the assessment of C’s...

    5. The pathway plan (1) The pathway plan must be prepared as soon as...

    6. Functions of the personal adviser The personal adviser’s functions in relation to C are to—...

  9. PART 8

    1. 45.Additional functions of independent reviewing officers

    2. 46.Qualifications and experience of independent reviewing officers

    3. 47.Independent visitors

  10. PART 9

    1. 48.Application of these Regulations with modifications to short breaks

    2. Records

    3. Retention and confidentiality of records (1) The responsible authority must retain C’s case record either—...

    4. 51.Revocations

  11. Signature

  12. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Care plans

      1. 1.Information to be included in the health plan

      2. 2.Information to be included in the personal education plan

      3. 3.Family and social relationships

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Matters to be dealt with in the placement plan

      1. 1.Information to be included in C’s placement plan

      2. 2.Additional information to be included where C is placed with P

      3. 3.Additional information to be included where C is placed with F, in a children’s home or in other arrangements

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Matters to be taken into account when assessing the suitability of P to care for C

      1. 1.In respect of P— (a) P’s capacity to care for...

      2. 2.In respect of members of P’s household aged 18 and...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Matters to be taken into account when assessing the suitability of a connected person to care for C

      1. 1.In respect of the connected person— (a) the nature and...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Agreement with an independent fostering agency relating to the discharge of the responsible authority’s functions

      1. 1.The agreement must contain the following information—

      2. 2.Where the agreement relates to a particular child, it must...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Matters to be considered before placing C in accommodation in an unregulated setting under section 22(6)(d)

      1. 1.In respect of the accommodation, the— (a) facilities and services...

      2. 2.In respect of C, C’s— (a) views about the accommodation,...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Considerations to which the responsible authority must have regard when reviewing C’s case

      1. 1.The effect of any change in C’s circumstances since the...

      2. 2.Whether the responsible authority should seek any change in C’s...

      3. 3.Whether there is a plan for permanence for C.

      4. 4.The arrangements for contact and whether there is any need...

      5. 5.Whether C’s placement continues to be the most appropriate available,...

      6. 6.C’s educational needs, progress and development and whether any change...

      7. 7.C’s leisure interests.

      8. 8.The report of the most recent assessment of C’s state...

      9. 9.Whether C’s needs related to C’s identity are being met...

      10. 10.Whether the arrangements made in accordance with regulation 31 continue...

      11. 11.Whether any arrangements need to be made for the time...

      12. 12.C’s wishes and feelings, and the views of the IRO,...

      13. 13.Where regulation 28(3) applies, the frequency of R’s visits.

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Matters to be dealt with in the pathway plan

      1. 1.The name of C’s personal adviser.

      2. 2.The nature and level of contact and personal support to...

      3. 3.Details of the accommodation C is to occupy when C...

      4. 4.The plan for C’s continuing education or training when C...

      5. 5.How the responsible authority will assist C in obtaining employment...

      6. 6.The support to be provided to enable C to develop...

      7. 7.A programme to develop the practical and other skills C...

      8. 8.The financial support to be provided to enable C to...

      9. 9.C’s health care needs, including any physical, emotional or mental...

      10. 10.The responsible authority’s contingency plans for action to be taken...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Revocations

      1. The Regulations set out in the table are revoked— Regulations...

  13. Explanatory Note

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