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1.1Policy Values and Principles

  1. 1.1.1Introduction and ContextAugust 11, 2023
  2. 1.1.2Confidentiality PolicyFebruary 2, 2024
  3. 1.1.3Children's Consultation and ParticipationFebruary 2, 2024
  4. 1.1.4Equality and DiversityFebruary 28, 2023
  5. 1.1.5Family and Friends CareFebruary 2, 2024
  6. 1.1.6Capacity and ConsentFebruary 2, 2024
  7. 1.1.7Use of Social MediaAugust 11, 2023
  8. 1.1.8Social Work Assessed and Supported Year (ASYE) PolicyAugust 11, 2023
  9. 1.1.9Supervision PolicyAugust 11, 2023

1.3Children's Social Care - Assessment and Planning

  1. 1.3.1Initial Contacts and ReferralsFebruary 28, 2023
  2. 1.3.2AssessmentsFebruary 2, 2024
  3. 1.3.3Section 47 EnquiriesFebruary 28, 2023
  4. 1.3.4Allocation of Work and Transfer between TeamsFebruary 2, 2024
  5. 1.3.5Policy/Procedure Relating to the Transport for Children Open to a Children's Social Care TeamFebruary 2, 2024
  6. 1.3.6The Management of Unallocated Cases in Assessment SupportFebruary 2, 2024
  7. 1.3.7LCS Guidance C and F Assessment GuidanceAugust 11, 2023
  8. 1.3.8Child Protection Plans (Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures)
  9. 1.3.9Multi-Agency Pre-Birth Protocol (Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures)
  10. 1.3.10Local Protocol for Assessment (Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures)

1.5Safeguarding

  1. 1.5.1Death or Serious Injury to a Child (Looked After and Child In Need)February 28, 2023
  2. 1.5.2Notifications of Significant Events (External Notifications)February 2, 2024
  3. 1.5.3Children Missing from Home or Care (Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures)
  4. 1.5.4Children and Families that go Missing (Including Unborn Children) (Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures)
  5. 1.5.5Children Missing from Education (Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures)
  6. 1.5.6Child Exploitation (including Child Sexual Exploitation and Child Criminal Exploitation) (Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures)
  7. 1.5.7EDT Protocol (Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures)

5.1Decision to Look After and Care Planning

  1. 5.1.1Decision to Look AfterFebruary 2, 2024
  2. 5.1.2Care PlanningFebruary 2, 2024
  3. 5.1.3Ceasing to Look After a ChildFebruary 2, 2024
  4. 5.1.4Permanence Policy and Practice GuidanceFebruary 2, 2024
  5. 5.1.5Placement Planning and Disruption MeetingsFebruary 28, 2023
  6. 5.1.6Risk Assessment and PlanningFebruary 28, 2023
  7. 5.1.7Providing Personalised CareFebruary 28, 2023
  8. 5.1.8Placements in Foster CareFebruary 2, 2024
  9. 5.1.9Placements in Residential CareFebruary 2, 2024
  10. 5.1.10Remands to Local Authority Accommodation or to Youth Detention AccommodationFebruary 2, 2024
  11. 5.1.11Out of Area PlacementsFebruary 2, 2024
  12. 5.1.12Placements with Connected PersonsFebruary 2, 2024
  13. 5.1.13Placements in Secure Accommodation on Welfare GroundsFebruary 2, 2024
  14. 5.1.14Placements with ParentsFebruary 28, 2023
  15. 5.1.15Placements Outside England and WalesFebruary 28, 2023
  16. 5.1.16Notifications from Other Local Authorities/Placement ProvidersFebruary 28, 2023
  17. 5.1.17Delegation of Authority to Foster Carers and Residential WorkersAugust 11, 2023
  18. 5.1.18Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority Claims for Looked After ChildrenFebruary 28, 2023
  19. 5.1.19Placing and Visiting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities or Health Conditions in Long-Term Residential SettingsUnder Review
  20. 5.1.20Placements in Other ArrangementsFebruary 2, 2024
  21. 5.1.21Health and SafetyFebruary 2, 2024
  22. 5.1.22Children Looked After Placements Commissioning - Sufficiency Strategy (2022-2025)August 11, 2023
  23. 5.1.23Sufficiency AnalysisAugust 11, 2023
  24. 5.1.24Placement of Cumbria Children in Unregulated or Unregistered Supported AccommodationAugust 11, 2023
  25. 5.1.25NICE Guideline: Looked After Children and Young People

Last Updated: February 16, 2024

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