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Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland)
|Subject Keywords:||Guidance literature, Social services, Safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk of harm from abuse, exploitation and neglect|
This paper has been developed to provide guidance on protecting and safeguarding children who are ‘Looked After’. The needs of the child or young person is central to all such planning processes. Avoiding unnecessary duplication or subjecting young people to different types of meetings should be kept to a minimum. Ensuring comprehensive plans for the looked after child that incorporates safeguarding arrangements will lessen feelings of confusion on the part of the young person strengthen the planning process and clarify actions to be taken by a multi-disciplinary involvement.
|Rights:||Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland)|
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland). (2016) Protecting Looked After Children guidance [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/987788 [Accessed: 24th March 2017].
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