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The Arrangements for Placement of Children by Voluntary Organisations and Others (England) Regulations 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application of Regulations

  3. PART 2 Placements – general provisions

    1. 4.Making of arrangements

    2. 5.Considerations on making, and contents of, placement plans

    3. 6.Health assessment

    4. 7.Notification of arrangements

    5. 8.Arrangements for contact

    6. 9.Establishment of records

    7. 10.Retention and confidentiality of records

  4. PART 3 Placements by a voluntary organisation with a foster parent

    1. 11.General duty of voluntary organisation

    2. 12.Making of placements

    3. 13.Visits

  5. PART 4 Other Duties

    1. 14.Termination of placements

    2. 15.Placements outside England

    3. 16.Local authority visits to children

  6. PART 5 Reviews of children’s cases

    1. 17.Reviews of children’s cases

    2. 18.(1) Each responsible authority must appoint a person (“the independent...

    3. 19.Time when each case to be reviewed

    4. 20.Manner in which cases are to be reviewed

    5. 21.Considerations to which the responsible authority are to have regard

    6. 22.Health reviews

    7. 23.Consultation, participation and notification

    8. 24.Arrangements for implementation of decisions arising out of reviews

    9. 25.Matters to be notified to the independent reviewing officer

    10. 26.Monitoring arrangements for reviews

    11. 27.Recording review information

  7. PART 6 Miscellaneous

    1. 28.Application of Regulations to short-term placements

    2. 29.Revocations

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Considerations to which responsible authorities are to have regard

      1. 1.Health considerations

      2. 2.The child’s health history including, so far as practicable, the...

      3. 3.The effect of the child’s health and health history on...

      4. 4.Existing arrangements for the child’s medical and dental care including—...

      5. 5.Any planned changes to existing arrangements.

      6. 6.Educational considerations

      7. 7.Existing arrangements for the child’s education and training, including details...

      8. 8.Any planned changes to existing arrangements for the child’s education...

      9. 9.The child’s leisure interests.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Matters to be included in a placement plan

      1. 1.The type of accommodation to be provided and its address...

      2. 2.The details of any services to be provided for the...

      3. 3.The respective responsibilities of the responsible authority and—

      4. 4.What delegation there has been by the persons referred to...

      5. 5.The arrangements for involving those persons and the child in...

      6. 6.The arrangements for contact between the child and—

      7. 7.Whether there is any need for changes in the arrangements...

      8. 8.The arrangements for notifying changes in arrangements for contact to...

      9. 9.The expected duration of arrangements and the steps which should...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Elements to be included in reviews

      1. 1.Maintaining information relating to the arrangements for looking after the...

      2. 2.Maintaining and updating the name and address of any person...

      3. 3.Making necessary preparations and providing any relevant information to the...

      4. 4.Initiating meetings of relevant personnel of the responsible authority and...

      5. 5.Making decisions or taking steps following decisions arising out of,...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      General considerations to which responsible authorities are to have regard in reviewing the child’s case

      1. 1.Arrangements for contact, and whether there is any need for...

      2. 2.Any special arrangements that have been made or need to...

      3. 3.The responsible authority’s immediate and long term arrangements for providing...

      4. 4.The child’s educational needs, progress and development.

      5. 5.Whether arrangements need to be made for the time when...

      6. 6.Whether a plan for permanence needs to be made.

  9. Explanatory Note

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