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Guidance on Part 11 (Continuing Care) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Published: 7 Nov 2016
Part of:
Children and families, Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781786520579

Explains the new provision of Continuing Care introduced by Part 11 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

44 page PDF

561.4kB

44 page PDF

561.4kB

Contents
Guidance on Part 11 (Continuing Care) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
Reporting on Deaths of Young People in Continuing Care

44 page PDF

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Reporting on Deaths of Young People in Continuing Care

118. Notifying the death of a person in Continuing Care to the Scottish Ministers and the Care Inspectorate is a statutory duty of local authorities in accordance with section 26A(10) of the 1995 Act as inserted by section 67 of the 2014 Act.

119. If a local authority becomes aware of the death of a young person in Continuing Care further advice is available from the Care Inspectorate, please see the website section on notifications and record keeping [14] . Notifications should be made to Scottish Ministers by email to: looked_after_children@gov.scot.


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