Digital copy of The Children Act 1989 Guidance and Regulatons. Volume 3: Planning Transition to Adulthood for Care Leavers.

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October 1st 2010 - October 31st 2010

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Provides guidance to local authorities and their staff in England about their functions under Part 3 of the Children Act 1989. Includes a preface and an introduction and summary and chapters regarding: the legal framework; pathway planning and personal advisers; carer leavers aged 18 to 24; education, training and employment; care leavers who require additional specialist support; planning and arranging suitable accommodation for the transition to independent living; finance matters; and representations and complaints. Includes the following appendices: Appendix A: Knowledge and skills of personal advisers. Appendix B: Supporting good practice so care leavers can succeed in further and higher education. Appendix C: Planning suitable accommodation for care leavers. Appendix D: Good practice promoting care leavers' health and wellbeing. Appendix E: Further information about good practice in providing financial support. Appendix F: Transition to adulthood policies and protocols. Also includes The Care Leavers (England) Regulations 2010, The Children Act 1989 (Higher Eeducation Bursary) (England) Regulations 2009, acknowledgements, and references and resources to support looked after children's transition to adulthood.


Akeman, Trevor
Betts, Stewart
Davidson, Elaine
Dunster, Rob
Fonseca, Fran
Hart, Di, Dr
Hartley, Alison
Hobbs, Sue
Kavanagh, Joanne
Keen, Val
Lawson, Doug
Loughton, Tim
O'Shaughnessy, Nikki
Pepper, Maggie
Phillips, Lin
Porter, Richard
Short, John
Smith, Howard
Stein, Mike, Professor
Stewart-Watson, Ian
Whitfield, Sue
Wright, Iain
Buttle Trust
Department for Children, Schools and Families
Department for Education
Department for Work and Pensions
Department of Health
National Archive
National Care Advisory Service
National Leaving Care Benchmarking Form
The Fostering Network
United Kingdom Border Agency


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