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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…

Lead Practitioner Support

In Gloucestershire, we believe that families are best supported by those who are already working with them, with additional support from local partners arranged as needed. Those who know the children and families are often best placed to open the support with the family but…

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.

Level 1 - Universal

Child or young person (CYP) with no identified additional needs or needs that can be met by universal services. At Level 1, a My Profile (or similar) should be used, templates for which can be found in the relevant drop-down below. 

Level 2 - Additional (My Plan)

The child/young person's needs can be met through your agency working jointly with another agency.  Gain consent of the family to hold a Team Around the Family (TAF) Meeting and formulate a My Plan for delivery and review.  The Lead Practitioner will coordinate the support.…

Level 3 - Intensive (My Plan+)

The child's needs are more complex and require an assessment to understand the range, depth or significance of the needs which may require a more intensive response. At Level 3, a My Plan+ (including a My Assessment) should be used, templates for which can be found in…

Level 4 - Specialist

The child's needs are complex and enduring and a statutory response is required. At Level 4, a statutory Plan should be used e.g. Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP), Child in Need (CIN) Plan, Child Protection (CP) Plan. If during the course of work with a…

Local Authority Policy & Guidance

These documents relate to our practice in Gloucestershire. These are the multi-agency guidance frameworks to help practitioners construct, develop, and deliver effective help to children and families. This includes the Early Help and the Specialist services such as Social Care. “By working together, we are…

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…
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