Decision - Independent Visitors

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Independent Visitors

Decision Maker: Neighbourhoods, Communities and Equalities Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


64.1      RESOLVED:


(1)          That it be noted that the Independent Visiting Service was currently unable to meet the needs of providing an Independent Visitor for each child in care who would like one; but that performance in Brighton & Hove was significantly better than the reported performance nationally; and


(2)          That the Directorate be asked to explore ways of increasing the overall capacity of the service to extend provision to more children in care.

Report author: Clare Smith

Publication date: 08/05/2017

Date of decision: 13/03/2017

Decided at meeting: 13/03/2017 - Neighbourhoods, Communities and Equalities Committee

Effective from: 21/03/2017

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