Does the child protection register still exist?
Registration will be replaced by the making of a Child Protection Plan for a child and Child Protection Conferences will still take place. The Child Protection Register has been around since the early 1970’s and has been a central element to child protection arrangements.
What is a child protection register?
The child protection register is a confidential list of all children in the area who have been identified at a child protection conference as being at significant risk of harm.
When did child protection register end?
What is a child protection plan? Children at risk may be made the subject of a child protection plan. Before April 2008, children at risk would have been placed on the child protection register. The child protection register no longer exists.
What is the purpose of placing a child’s name on the child protection register?
What is the purpose of the Child Protection Register? If your name is on the child protection register then the workers who know this will understand your situation and make sure that you are safe and properly looked after. If your name is on the register then a plan will be made to make sure that you are kept safe.
What is the most common reason for a child protection plan?
Ensure that each child in the household is safe and prevent them from suffering further harm; Promote the child’s welfare, health and development; Provided it is in the best interests of the child, to support the family and wider family members to safeguard and promote the welfare of their child.
What happens if a child protection plan is breached?
It should also outline what the Local Authority will do to support parents. … If it is breached then it can be used as evidence in Court that parents are not working honestly with professionals and/or not making the necessary changes to provide adequate care for or safeguard their children.
What are the child protection issues?
Child protection in humanitarian action
Armed conflict, natural disasters and other emergencies expose millions of girls and boys to unthinkable forms of violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect.
What do you mean by child protection?
Child Protection is any measure or initiative that addresses or prevents children from situations of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. It refers to protecting children from or against any perceived or real danger/risk. It helps to reduce their vulnerability in harmful situations.
When can a child be examined without consent?
Once children reach the age of 16, they can agree to examination or treatment just like adults. People providing health care do not then have to ask you for consent as well.
What is Section 31 of the children’s Act?
Section 31 of the Children Act 1989 – Care Order
The court can create a care order under Section 31(1) (a) of the Children Act, placing a child in the care of a designated local authority, with parental responsibility being shared between the parents and the local authority.