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A Council 'Pledge' to Looked After Children in York Developed by the Show Me That I Matter Panel

Purpose of report: This report will present the work of York’s Children in Care Council – known as the - Show Me That I Matter Panel, to develop a Council Pledge to Looked After Children. The Pledge describes a series of undertakings by the Council about the nature and quality of care Looked After Children in York can expect. The report will also set out how York’s Strategic Partnership for Looked After Children will ensure that the Pledge is delivered and monitored. The Executive Member is asked
to: Agree a Council Pledge to Looked After Children.

Note: This report has been deferred to the January meeting to enable the Pledge to be developed in a variety of media forms to ensue that it is accessible and widely promoted to all Looked After Children/Young People

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made (subject to call-in)

Implication: Equalities;

Level of Risk: 01-03 Acceptable;

Decision due: 11/01/11 by Executive Member for Children & Young People's Services

Lead member: Executive Member for Children & Young People's Services

Lead director: Corporate Director of Children, Education and Communities

Department: Directorate of Adults, Children & Education

Contact: Eoin Rush, Assistant Director Children's Specialist Services  eoin.rush@york.gov.uk Tel: (01904) 554212 Email:  eoin.rush@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

A programme of workshops with care experienced young people were facilitated and supported by the University of York.
Workshops with the junior Children in Care Council – I Matter Too
Attendance by key agency representatives at the Show Me That I Matter Panel to answer questions and discuss elements of the proposed Pledge.
Presentation to York’s Multi Agency Strategic Partnership (including representatives from Health, Education, Children’s Social Care, Housing, the Youth Offending Team and foster carers) by members of the Show Me That I Matter Panel.

Consultees

- Looked After Children and Young
- People
- Care leavers
- Foster Carers
- Key agencies including:
- Health,
- Education,
- Housing and
- Social Care professionals

Making Representations: In writing to the report author. Tel: (01904) 554212 Email: eoin.rush@york.gov.uk

Decisions

Agenda items

Documents

  • Committee Report for A Council 'Pledge' to Looked After Children in York Developed by the Show Me That I Matter Panel  

 

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