Flashcards in 7. Looked After and Accomodated Children Deck (14)
What is the aim of the state?
To help children get back to not being supported by the state. Race car analogy
When is intervention required?
When something causes a family to be dysfunctional
What does s16 of the 1995 Act state?
The overarching principles
What is a child in need
S93 of 1995 act
What must local authority do?
Safeguard and promote the welfare of children in need
Legal duty to intervene
Job to promote positive upbringing
What is an accommodated child?
Child removed form the family home and given accommodation
All accom are looked after but not all looked after are accom
What is a CPO
Child protection order. Immediate protection
Where’s the legislation?
S37-54 is the Children’s Hearing Act 2011
If made by local authority what must it follow?
S38(2) of the 2011
What does s37 state?
The effect of a successful CPO
What does s52 state?
Terminated after 24 hours or after 6 days of person not retrieved
What else is there?
Child assessment order CAO as per s35
What is an exclusion order?
Can exclude people form the family home as per s.76 met
Also interim exclusion orders