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Hull Children's Homes Online Procedures:
Contents

October 2017

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This contents list is sub divided into the following sections, each Section contains relevant Chapters/Procedures: (Click on the title to jump to the Section you require):

  1. Ethos and Policy Framework
  2. Planning for Care
  3. Behaviour and Relationships
  4. Promoting and Supporting Contact
  5. Personal Care, Safeguarding and Protection
  6. Health, Wellbeing and Education
  7. Staffing, Management and Administration
  8. Appendices


1. Ethos and Policy Framework

1.1 Principles and Values for Care Staff in Hull  
1.2 Race Awareness  
1.3 Caring for Children from Minority Ethnic Groups  
1.4 Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children
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1.5 Confidentiality  
1.6 Case Recording Policy and Staff Guidance  
1.7 Delegated Authorities and Notifiable Events  
1.8 Support to Individual Children  
1.9 Consultation Principles  
1.10 Privacy in Children's Homes  


2. Planning for Care

2.1 Admissions to the Home  
2.2 Consents Guidance  
2.3 Placement Plans
See Planning for Children Looked After
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2.4 Delegation of Authority to Foster Carers and Residential Worker
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2.5 Placement Planning, Maintenance and Disruption Meetings
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2.6 Health Assessments and Plans  
2.7 Guidance on Promoting the Health of Looked After Children  
2.8 Looked After Children (LAC) Reviews
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2.9 Young People Moving from the Home  
2.10 Preparation for Leaving Care  
2.11 YPSS Pathway Planning Flowchart  


3. Behaviour and Relationships

3.1 Key/Link Worker Guidance  
3.2 Relationships with Children  
3.3 Physical Contact with Children  
3.4 Caring for Children of the Opposite Sex  
3.5 Sanctions  
3.6 Missing Children and Young People Procedure and Guidance
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3.7 Dealing with Aggression and Violence  
3.8 Restrictive Physical Intervention  
3.9 Searching Children/Bedrooms  
3.10 The Police  


4. Promoting and Supporting Contact

4.1 Contact with Parents and Siblings and Visits to the Children's Home  
4.2 Social Visits (Including Overnight Stays) Updated
4.3 Correspondence, Communication and Social Networking  


5. Personal Care, Safeguarding and Protection

5.1 Relationships and Physical Contact with Children  
5.2 Lone Working  
5.3 Recognising Abuse Guidance  
5.4 Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation  
5.5 Safeguarding and Child Protection Referrals  
5.6 Allegations Against Staff and Volunteers Updated
5.7 Representations and Complaints  
5.8 Anti Bullying  
5.9 Self Harming  
5.10 Drugs and Substance Misuse  
5.11 Sleeping In, Bed-time and Night-time Supervision  
5.12 Fire Safety  
5.13 Accidents  
5.14 Social Worker Visits to Looked After Children
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5.15 Visitors and Vetting  
5.16 Provision and Preparation of Meals  
5.17 Personal Appearance and Pocket Money  
5.18 Leisure and Activities  
5.19 Bedrooms  
5.20 Advocacy and Independent Visitors Updated


6. Health, Wellbeing and Education

6.1 Smoking and Alcohol  
6.2 Health Notifications and Access to Services  
6.3 First Aid Administration and Storage of Medicine  
6.4 Sexual Health and Relationship Education  
6.5 Education  
6.6 HIV, AIDS and Blood Borne Viruses  
6.7 Holidays and School Trips  
6.8 Transporting Children  


7. Staffing, Management and Administration

7.1 Staff Qualifications  
7.2 Number of Staff  
7.3 Staff Supervision  
7.4 Guidance for Staff on Risk Taking with Young People  
7.5 Monitoring Quality  
7.6 Access to Records  
7.7 Gift Giving and Receiving  
7.8 Petty Cash and Finance - to follow  
7.9 Whistleblowing  
7.10 Staff Code of Conduct  
7.11 Staff Holidays Overtime and Overtime  
7.12 Staff Disciplinary and Grievance Procedure  


8. Appendices

8.1 Local Contacts
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8.2 Children's Homes (England) Regulations and Quality Standards  
8.3 Local Keywords  
8.4 Amendments  

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