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LancashireChildren's Social Care Procedures Manual

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CAPTION: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
   
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Title: When Inserted:
DCS Letter 1 to Children's Services 20.3.20
DCS Letter 2 to Children's Services 25.3.20
DCS Letter 3- Family Time Update 25.3.20
DCS Letter 4 to Children's Services 26.3.20
DCS Letter 5 to Children's Services 27.3.20
DCS Letter 6 to Children's Services 31.3.20
DCS Letter 7 to Children's Services 1.4.20
Barbara Bath letter to Children's Services 5.4.20
FAQs Placement Providers, CLA, Care Leavers, CiN 25.3.20
Child Friendly Information about Coronavirus 21.3.20
National Guidance for the Family Court 20.3.20
School Safeguarding Leads Contacts 20.3.20
Safety Planning when in Isolation 20.3.20
Self Care when Self Isolating 20.3.20
Infant Feeding Guidance during Coronavirus 20.3.20
Minister Ford's letter to SEND 25.3.20
Visits Guidance Update 3 10.6.20
National Bulletin 26.3.20
Online support for mental health and wellbeing 27.3.20
Recording Covid 19 as a hazard on Liquid Logic 27.3.20
Mind of My Own Poster 27.3.20
Mind of My Own Scenarios 27.3.20
Mind of my Own Worker Booklet 27.3.20
Shop opening for NHS Staff and Social Workers 31.3.20
Visits- Risk Assessments and RAG Rating 31.3.20
ICPC and RCPC Process 31.3.20
Covid 19- Safeguarding advice for GPs 7.4.20
Regional Transfer Procedure for CiN and CPP 31.3.20
Infant Feeding During Self Isolation 7.4.20
Video Chat Guidance 16.4.20
Suppporting Emotional Health 15.4.20
FAQs Update 3 for Placement Providers 16.4.20
YOT Leaflet for Parents and Carers 'Supporting you in Lockdown' 27.4.20
Early Help and Wellbeing Partnership Update 1.5.20
EHWB Partnership 2020- 21 1.5.20
Children, Family and Wellbeing Commissioned Services 1.5.20
ICANN Support Information 29.5.20
LGA Employers Guide during Covid- 19 29.5.20
Digital Safety during Covid- 19 29.5.20
Directory of Emotional and Wellbeing Services in Pennine Lancashire 10.6.20
HM Courts and Tribunals Service- Assessment Tool 10.6.20
Risk Assessment when considering Family Time during Covid- 19 10.6.20
Updated for DfE CSC Digital Programme 01.07.2020
Car Sharing Information 21.7.20
LA Shielding Data Share Guidance 21.7.20
LG Guidance and FAQs 21.7.20
Inputting Feedback onto LCS 5.8.20
CSC Approach to Local Lockdowns 5.8.20
Staff Briefing- Antibody Test 14.8.20
CAPTION: All children
   
All Children
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Advocacy Information- Mental Health Support July 2019
Advocacy Information- Child Protection July 2019
Complex Safeguarding Protocol 01.07.20
Case Summary Guidance and Top Tips 17.6.20
Family Guide to Child Protection System
Parent/ Carer Guide to Child Protection System
Plans and Reviews for Children in Need
Case Transfer Guide- What Young People Want
Scheme of Delegation- Payment limits
Channel Guide- Good Practice
Section 17 Policy August 2019
S17 Partnership Contacts East- Read with S17 policy
S17 Partnership Contacts North- Read with S17 policy
S17 Partnership Contacts South- Read with S17 policy
Babies Cry Support Poster
Babies Cry Launch Flyer
CSafe Multi Agency Information
Family Guide to the Care System
Family Group Conference- Referral Consent Form June 2019
Lancashire Intervention for Families Team July 2019
Lancashire Intervention for Families Team- Referral Form July 2019
Manager Recording on LCS July 2019
Significant Event Notification June 2020
Significant Event Briefing Template August 2019
Universal Credit Guidance April 2020
Guidance for supporting victims of domestic abuse during Covid- 19 April 2020
IDVA Guidance April 2020
Lancashire Domestic Abuse Services April 2020
Make the Change Poster- Perpetrator Programme April 2020
Living with Domestic Abuse or Coercive Control during Covid- 19 April 2020
Make the Change Perpetrator Programme details April 2020
Consent- Top Tips May 2020
Lancashire Young Carers Service Referral Form May 2020
Channel 7 Minute Briefing May 2020
Channel- Referral Form May 2020
Regain Control Flyer 01.07.2020
Regain Control Referral Form CANW 01.07.2020
Covid- 19- Lessons Learnt 17.07.2020
Installing Chrome as Default Web Browser 21.7.20
Covid RA Tracking Guidance 14.8.20
Lancashire Families Food Crisis Pathway 30.9.20
Liberty Protection Safeguards- Staff Briefing 30.9.20
Level 3 and 4 decisions 17.11.20
CAPTION: Looked after children
   
Looked After Children
Title: When Inserted:
Assessment and Planning Framework
Becoming Looked After Panels- Guidance May 2019
Case File Expectations
Child Criminal Exploitation Briefing March 2020
Case Transfer Guide
CLA- Promoting Education
Corporate Parenting Promises February 2019
Corporate Parenting- Top Tips Feb 2019
Designated Teacher Training- CLA
Discharge Protocol
Discharge Protocol- Social Work Discharge Statement
Disruption and Placement Stability Meeting Process
IRO Strategy Meeting Request Form March 2020
LADO Procedure and Threshold Guidance March 2020
Life Story Book Protocol
SGO Financial Process Flowchart January 2019
PEPSA Procedure and Criteria 01.07.20
PEPSA Laptop only Application Form 01.07.20
PEPSA Laptop Agreement 01.07.20
PEPSA Application Form 01.07.20
PEP Guidance Document 14.8.20
PEP Process Book 14.8.20
PEP- To be Processed 14.8.20
Info Guide for Visits to looked After Children
Multi Agency Care Planning Meetings
MAPPA Information July 2019
Staying Put Policy July 2019
Staying Put FAQs July 2019
Staying Put- IRO Checklist July 2019
Staying Put- Young Person's Guide July 2019
Pre Assessment Form- Joint Heath Funding August 2019
Transfer Between Teams Protocol August 2019
Guidance of the use of unregulated and emergency placements 8.4.20
Top Tips for Writing a Good PL1- for social Workers 24.4.20
Referral Form to Employment Support Team 26.6.20
Understanding Attachment, Trauma and Foster Care Skills 21.7.20
ADM Consultation Dates 5.8.20
LCS Feedback Form 5.8.20
Updated process for sourcing placements with education 30.9.20
Stage 1- Request for search for placement with education 30.9.20
Stage 2- Request for school funding for education in residential placement 30.9.20
Additional information for sourcing placements with education 30.9.20
Section 20 Charging Policy 2020- 2021 3.11.2020
National Care Leaver Week Event Calendar 19.10.20
CAPTION: Permanence table
   
Permanence
Title: When Inserted:
Staying Put Policy 2020-2021 17.07.2020
Staying Put Guidance 17.07.2020
Staying Put Template 17.07.2020
Staying Put- Carers Leaflet 17.07.2020
Staying Put- Roles and Responsibilities Table 17.07.2020
Staying Put- IRO Checklist 17.07.2020
Staying Put- Finance Template 05.11.20
Staying Put Flowchart for financial entitlements 05.11.2020
Forms and Templates

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Attachment 1- Flowchart to support permanence process March 2020
Attachment 2- Request for Legal Planning Meeting March 2020
Attachment 3- Letter before Proceedings- Template Letter June 2020
Attachment 4- Schedule of Expectations March 2020
TBC- Attachment 5- Letter to de- escalate from pre- proceedings TBC
Attachment 6- Permanence Panel Submission Form April 2020
TBC- Attachments 7 and 8- SGO assessment and support plans TBC
Resources

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Attachment 9- Section 20 Agreement March 2020
Attachment 10- Pre- Proceedings Flowchart March 2020
Attachment 11- Comparisons of Legal Outcomes March 2020
Attachment 12- Advantages and disadvantages of different legal advice March 2020
Attachment 14- Permanence Panel Terms of Reference March 2020
Attachment 15- Differences betwen connected foster carers and special guardians March 2020
Attachment 16- Assessing Friends and Family- Practical Guide March 2020
Attachment 17- SGO Financial Process March 2020
Attachment 18- Special Guardianship Orders- Good Practice Guide March 2020
Attachment 19- Early Permanence Adoption Timeline March 2020
Attachment 20- CPR Guidance Tool March 2020
Attachment 21- Creating a CPR, LCS Guidance March 2020
Attachment 22- Pro Forma ADM SHOPA March 2020
Attachment 23- ADM Submission Checklist SHOPA March 2020
Attachment 25- Questions for Carers for CPR March 2020
Attachment 26- CPR QA Checklist March 2020
Attachment 27- CPR Presentation March 2020
Attachment 28- Exploring Relationship Roles and Differential Treatment March 2020
Attachment 29- Identifying Diffiuclt Patterns of behaviour and aggression March 2020
Attachment 30- Initial Overview of each child March 2020
Attachment 31- Observations by Health Staff March 2020
Attachment 33- Observations of Family Time between Brothers and Sisters March 2020
Attachment 33- Observations of Family Time with parents and between brothers and sisters March 2020
Attachment 34- Observations of sibling relationships March 2020
Attachment 35- Parents and Relatives Views about Family Relationships March 2020
Attachment 36- Sibling Assessment March 2020
Attachment 37- Children's Physical Aggression March 2020
Attachment 38- Observations by education staff- pre school March 2020
Attachment 39- Observations by education staff- school March 2020
CAPTION: Fostering and adoption
   
Fostering and Adoption
Title: When Inserted:
Adoption Guide to Mailbox Letters
Adoption Mailbox Letters- Birth Families to Adopters
Adoption Mailbox Letters- Adopters to Birth Families
1. Beyond Together or Apart- Children's Physical Agression Checklist August 2019
2. Beyond Together or Apart- Exploring sibling roles and any differential treatment August 2019
3. Beyond Together or Apart- Identifying difficult patterns of behaviour August 2019
4. Beyond Together or Apart- Initial overview of each child August 2019
5. Beyond Together or Apart- Observations of contact with parents and between siblings August 2019
6. Beyond Together or Apart- Observations of contact between separated siblings August 2019
7. Beyond Together or Apart- Observations of sibling relationships- positive and negative August 2019
8. Beyond Together or Apart- Parents and relatives views of children and sibling relationships August 2019
9. Beyond Together or Apart- Observations by health staff August 2019
10. Beyond together or Apart- Observations by staff- pre- school August 2019
11. Beyond Together or Apart- Observations by school August 2019
12. Beyond Together or Apart- Siblings assessments- key assessments August 2019
Connected Carer Protocol Update March 2020
Early Permanence 3 Minute Guide August 2019
Family Guide to Child Protection System
Life Story Book Protocol
SHOPA ADM Consultation Dates 2020 September 2019
Guidance Document for SHOPA Decision
Adopters Agreement 29.5.20
Birth Family Agreement 29.5.20
CAPTION: Pending updates
   
Pending Updates for Manual
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