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Keep Safe Training

Professionals often ask about 'Keep Safe' training and resources available for them to use.  Keep Safe work can be about personal safety, online safety, risk of harm or exploitation, and making healthy decisions so we have linked some useful services on this page.  The services here…

The Key – Gloucestershire’s Disabled Children and Young People’s Register

What is The Key – Disabled Children’s Register? The register is a database that holds information about children and young people with disabilities (birth to 25 years) who live in Gloucestershire. Why do we have a register and what is is used for? The Children’s…

Legal Issues and Advice for Families

The Family Information Service has put together a booklet containing advice on basic legal issues affecting family life.  You can find the booklet in the Downloads section on the right hand side.

Local Offer Feedback

If you would like to provide feedback on the Local Offer, you can use this form, or email sendlocaloffer@gloucestershire.gov.uk Local Offer Feedback Report 2016 The Local Offer has been available for two years since its introduction in September 2014.  The Local Offer has two key…

Mental Capacity Act 2005

What it means for young people aged 16 and over: It will help young people to make their own decisions It will also protect people who cannot make their own decisions about some things.  This is called 'lacking capacity' The Act tells people: What to…

My Assessment and My Plan+

A My Plan+ is written after a My Assessment has been completed. The + denotes that there is an assessment attached to this plan as the child/young person and/or their family have multiple complex issues which required a deeper understanding before a plan could be…

My Child has additional needs, what does this mean and what can I do?

All children can have additional needs at some time in their lives.  These needs could arise as a result of family circumstances, changes to living situations, cultural differences, health and medical concerns, disability, loss or bereavement.  Circumstances such as these can have an impact on…

My Journey

‘My Journey’ is a tool for practitioners to aid direct work with children and young people to hear their voice in assessment and planning. The templates, designed by Ambassadors, are for children and young people who have a care plan, a child protection plan, or…

My Journey

‘My Journey’ is a tool for practitioners to aid direct work with children and young people to hear their voice in assessment and planning. The templates, designed by Ambassadors, are for children and young people who have a care plan, a child protection plan, or…

My Plan

A My Plan should be used where it is known what the needs are, what the impact is likely to be and who or what may be able to help. The Progress Chart (previously referred to as a Family Radar) is to help measure improvements over time…
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