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The Adoption Support Agencies (Wales) Regulations 2005

  1. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Title, commencement and interpretation

    2. 2.Adoption Support Services

    3. 3.Statement of purpose and children’s guide

    4. 4.Review of statement of purpose and children’s guide

  2. PART 2 REGISTERED PROVIDERS, RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS AND MANAGERS

    1. 5.Fitness of registered provider

    2. 6.Appointment of manager

    3. 7.Fitness of manager

    4. 8.Registered person — general requirements

    5. 9.Notification of offences

  3. PART 3 APPLICATIONS FOR ADOPTION SUPPORT SERVICES

    1. 10.Applicability of provisions

    2. 11.No obligation to proceed if not appropriate

    3. 12.Consent of subject to disclosure etc

    4. 13.Veto by an adopted person or relative

    5. 14.Provision of background information where consent refused etc

    6. 15.Counselling

  4. PART 4 CONDUCT OF AGENCIES

    1. 16.Arrangements for the protection of children

    2. 17.Provision of services

    3. 18.Records with respect to services

    4. 19.Complaints

    5. 20.Complaints — further requirements

    6. 21.Staffing of agency

    7. 22.Fitness of workers

    8. 23.Employment of staff

    9. 24.Staff disciplinary procedure

    10. 25.Records in respect of staff

    11. 26.Fitness of premises

  5. PART 5 MISCELLANEOUS — AGENCIES

    1. 27.Notifiable events

    2. 28.Financial position

    3. 29.Notice of absence

    4. 30.Notice of changes

    5. 31.Appointment of liquidators etc

    6. 32.Offences

    7. 33.Compliance with regulations

    8. 34.Amendment of the Registration of Social Care and Independent Health Care (Wales) Regulations 2002

    9. 35.Transitional Provisions

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

      1. 1.The aims and objectives of the agency.

      2. 2.The name and address of the registered provider, the responsible...

      3. 3.Any conditions for the time being in force in relation...

      4. 4.The relevant qualifications and experience of the registered manager.

      5. 5.The number, relevant qualifications and experience of the staff working...

      6. 6.The organisational structure of the agency.

      7. 7.A description of the services offered by the agency.

      8. 8.The system in place to monitor and evaluate the provision...

      9. 9.A summary of the complaints procedure.

      10. 10.The name, address and telephone number of the registration authority....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INFORMATION REQUIRED IN RESPECT OF THE RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL OR PERSONS SEEKING TO MANAGE OR WORK FOR THE PURPOSES OF AN AGENCY

      1. 1.Proof of identity including a recent photograph.

      2. 2.Either — (a) where the certificate is required for a...

      3. 3.Two written references, including a reference from the person’s most...

      4. 4.Where a person has previously worked in a position whose...

      5. 5.Documentary evidence of any relevant qualification.

      6. 6.A full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      RECORDS TO BE KEPT IN RELATION TO EACH PERSON WORKING FOR THE PURPOSES OF AN AGENCY

      1. 1.Full name.

      2. 2.Sex.

      3. 3.Date of birth.

      4. 4.Home address.

      5. 5.Qualifications relevant to, and experience of, working with persons receiving...

      6. 6.The dates on which he or she commences and ceases...

      7. 7.Whether he or she is employed by the registered provider...

      8. 8.His or her job description and whether he or she...

      9. 9.Training undertaken by him or her, supervision, appraisal, disciplinary action...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      EVENTS AND NOTIFICATIONS