CC10 Promoting the health of children in care (includes undertaking statutory assessments)


Category
Physical Health Services (Policies)
Code
CC10
Issue No
1

Target Audience

Health Visitors, School Health Advisors, Family Nurses

Purpose

Integrated guidance developed between Health and Social Care promoting the health of Children in Care. It outlines the roles and responsibilities of staff in identifying and addressing the health needs of children in care ensuring they are able to fulfill their statutory responsibilities in a timely and quality driven way.

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies and Patient Partnership

Author and contact number
Nurse Specialist for Children in Care
01244 650540


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

13 February 2013

Review Date

28 February 2018

Approval Meeting

Locality Governance and Risk Group (West)

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