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Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Section 108 - Pathway assessments and plans: post-18 living arrangements

309.Section 108 requires a local authority, when it is undertaking an assessment, or preparing, maintaining or reviewing the pathway plan of a child it looks after in accordance with its obligations under section 107, to ascertain whether the looked after child and their foster parent(s) wish to make a post-18 living arrangement. A “post-18 living arrangement” is defined in subsection (3). Where such an arrangement is desired, the local authority must provide advice and support to facilitate such arrangements unless a post-18 living arrangement would not be consistent with the young person’s well-being.

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